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‘It sucks, it’s terrible’

“As an oncologist who sees patients every day, it hurts on a personal level.”

Cancer is the leading cause of death in New Zealand; it kills nearly a third of us, and our growing elderly population means this is likely to continue. By 2040, the number of people diagnosed is predicted to be about 144 a day.

Now, however, there is a sense of excitement among clinicians and researchers who believe we have our best chance in generations of making changes that

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