Early detection through screening part of new cancer strategy

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 15:58

New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019-29 cover

The Government’s newly announced Cancer Action Plan recognises that high-quality, equitable screening programmes have a vital role in reducing death and disease from cancer. The Plan prioritises several actions related to screening (pages 50-53).

The ten-year Cancer Action Plan will be implemented by a new agency, within the Ministry of Health, planned to be up and running by the end 1 December.

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