The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020, He Purongo Mate Pukupuku o Aotearoa 2020 Report released today

3 February 2021

This The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020, He Pūrongo Mate Pukupuku o Aotearoa 2020 provides an overview of cancer and cancer care in New Zealand. It outlines the trends in cancer incidence, survival and mortality and presents information on how New Zealand is performing with regards to key aspects of the cancer care, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and palliative care. It identifies where emerging and persistent issues and inequities exist along the cancer pathway.

The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020, He Pūrongo Mate Pukupuku o Aotearoa 2020 is a snapshot of a point in time - it does not make recommendations. We anticipate that it will inform, and be used by, interested members of the public, health professionals, community groups, non-governmental organisations and others working in the cancer sector. It provides a baseline that can be used to measure the effectiveness of cancer control programmes, identify work priorities, coordinate effective collaborations, develop future programmes and inform funding proposals.

The report can be found at https://teaho.govt.nz/reports/cancer-state

 

 

Last updated: Wednesday, February 3, 2021

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