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Supportive care in cancer

Supportive care in cancer has a broad brief, defined as "The essential services required to meet a person’s physical, social, cultural, emotional, nutritional, informational, psychological, spiritual, and practical needs throughout their experience with cancer".

The supportive care in cancer team aims to add evidence for those working in supportive care in cancer to work more effectively

Recent or current supportive care in cancer projects

  • Oranga Tū (a healthy stand): A kaupapa Māori co-design prostate cancer project (watch the film version of this)
  • Cancer survivorship in New Zealand: Exploring the experiences, needs, impacts, facilitators and barriers to cancer survivors' return to work in New Zealand
  • Exploring New Zealanders’ views on the euthanasia debate: Which reasons do they think are important and how do they think these reasons should apply?
  • Understanding supportive care needs of Māori cancer survivors
  • A study of cancer supportive care programmes and services in New Zealand

Supportive care in cancer research team

Publications