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28 April 2022

Helping your child navigate the return to school after cancer treatment

Here are some ideas for things you can say and do to support your child in their transition back to school and cushion the…

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19 April 2022

In appreciation of Dr Jane Skeen

We want to acknowledge the retirement of Dr Jane Skeen, a paediatric oncologist and Child Cancer Foundation Life Member who has dedicated her career…

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16 December 2021

Child Cancer Foundation appoints three new Board members

We are thrilled to announce that Child Cancer Foundation’s Board has appointed three new members: Darlene Tuiono, Dan Te Whenua Walker and Sierra Alef-Defoe.

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26 November 2021

Sophie Gray’s tips for shopping smart to save on groceries

Having a child diagnosed with cancer can put a lot of strain on a family’s finances, especially when one or more parents have to…

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4 November 2021

How this dad has coped with his son’s cancer diagnosis

For dads living through the emotional challenges of having a child with cancer, often the most powerful learning experience can come from connecting with…

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28 October 2021

Thank you to Sir Scott Macfarlane

To celebrate Sir Scott Macfarlane's knighthood in the 2024 New Year Honours, we're re-sharing this profile which was published in light of his retirement…

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21 October 2021

Ensuring cancer doesn’t define your child

From very early on in life, our children are on a journey of forging their own unique sense of identity. For some kids a…

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14 October 2021

What does a play specialist do for children in hospital?

Throughout their experience with childhood cancer, whānau will cross paths with many healthcare professionals who are there to help in different areas. Today we’d…

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