In The News

Central Otago car rally raises funds for cancer research

Channel 39 - Southern Television, 27th August 2019. 
The South Today

Cancer survivor gives back

Listen to your body: that is the message from a bowel cancer survivor who is now a volunteer for the Cancer Society.

Otago Daily Times, 27th August 2019. 
Author: Elena McPhee (

Cromwell mum beats bowel cancer

Being bold about asking questions and taking charge of your own health is key for a Cromwell local.

Otago Daily Times, 23rd August 2019. 
Author: Simon Henderson (

GPs 'reluctant' to refer for colonoscopies at Dunedin Hospital

Doctors are reluctant to refer potential bowel cancer patients to the trouble-plagued Dunedin Hospital gastroenterology department in fear a colonoscopy request will be declined, a local GP says.

RNZ, 21st August 2019. 
Author: Mike Houlahan and Elspeth McLean for the Otago Daily Times

Research: Troubling gap facing cancer survivors

Kiwi cancer survivors are facing big challenges returning to work, suggests University of Otago research pointing to a potentially huge health problem in New Zealand. The team behind the small pilot study plan to explore the suspect gap further in a new $2m, five-year cancer research programme, announced today.

Otago Daily Times, 20th August 2019. 
Author: NZME