NZ Herald

By Karen Brown of RNZ

New Zealand is falling behind other comparable countries, including Australia, on cancer survival, according to a new study released today.

The Lancet Oncology study looked at survival against seven key cancers in seven high-income countries, including New Zealand, from 1995 to 2014.

It said survival improved at both the one-year and five-year marks in each country across almost all cancer types. Read More