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1 September 2022

Five ways to make a difference this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

We would love your help to raise awareness and funds this September for the tamariki and whānau who are impacted by childhood cancer in Aotearoa. Keep reading…

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15 August 2022

Childhood Cancer Glossary

There are many complex terms used to describe different aspects of childhood cancer. This glossary explains some of the most common terms that doctors…

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11 August 2022

How dads can support their family during their child’s cancer treatment

a men’s network that has a longstanding connection with Child Cancer Foundation – in particular, to provide support to dads with children who have…

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2 August 2022

Potential door-knocking scam

We have received reports from people who have had someone show up at their door claiming to be from Child Cancer Foundation and asking…

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28 July 2022

What does group support look like for bereaved parents/caregivers?

In addition to the day-to-day support provided by our Family Support Coordinators, we offer specialised programmes for bereaved families throughout the year.

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14 July 2022

West Otago community recognised for service to Child Cancer Foundation

When Jock Davies was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2013 at age nine, it became very clear to his family just how generous their West…

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12 July 2022

Wig Wednesday

Wear a wig, shave your head or style a funky hairdo in September to support tamariki with cancer and their whānau.

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1 July 2022

Child Cancer Foundation launches new strategic plan

Child Cancer Foundation is thrilled to be launching a new strategic plan which will guide our direction for the next three years.

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We provide families with personalised support at ever stage of their experience with childhood cancer