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  • We would  like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the recent passing of Dr Margaret Lewis. Margaret was an outstanding Wellington Paedatrician with expertise in Paediatric Oncology, and also a Senior Lecturer in the Otago Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. Sadly her career was......

  • Please have a read of NCCN’s Winter Newsletter. You can find out about what NCCN has been working on, latest published research and the upcoming retirement of National Clinical Leader Child Cancer, Scott Macfarlane....

  • Are you a senior-level clinician with expertise and a passion in child cancer interested in working in a high performing team at a national level? The National Child Cancer Network (NCCN), working in partnership with Te Aho o Te Kahu, is seeking Expressions of Interest......

  • The National Child Cancer Network, Child Cancer Foundation and Massey University are thrilled to announce the launch of a joint new initiative, the Child Cancer Counselling Network. The Network aims to increase the ability of whānau impacted by childhood cancer to access specialised counselling support......

  • The National Child Cancer Network (NCCN) is excited to announce the arrival of Dr Gemma Pugh to the team as NCCN Research Lead. Gemma has worked as an academic researcher for the last six years, mainly in the UK. She has a PhD in Behavioural......

  • The Precision Paediatric Cancer Project (PPCP) is a ground-breaking study which provides a more hopeful outlook for Kiwi kids diagnosed with rare forms of cancer. The project, led by Paediatric Haematologist/Oncologist, Dr Andy Wood, began in 2018 and is the first of its kind in......

  • ANZCHOG (Australian and NZ Children’s Haematology and Oncology Group) has provided updated advice for paediatric oncology and BMT patients during COVID-19.    ...

  • At the recent Bone Marrow Transplant Tandem meeting Starship Blood & Cancer Centre featured in the top four centres for CIBMTR (Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research) performance again as a result of outstanding audit results. Well done to the CRAs and broader......

  • Are you interested in applying for a fellowship role at Starship Blood and Cancer Centre (SBCC) in 2021? If so get in touch with Service Clinical Director Mark Winstanley MWinstanley@adhb.govt.nz. https://tas-adhbrac.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=AUC08344...

  • NCCN has produced some information for families of children who are at higher risk of catching measles. This is particularly relevant for children undergoing chemotherapy. For general measles information for Starship families refer to the Starship Clinical Guidelines.  ...