The Cost of Cancer

Lung cancer is NZ’s biggest cancer killer and it kills more people every year than Breast, Melanoma and Prostate Cancer combined.

Lung Foundation New Zealand’s role is to advocate in support of patients and carers and urge policy makers to adopt policies that reduce/eliminate inequalities.

This feature (see link below) highlights the many levels cancer impacts, not just the health system, but also economic and societal costs too. We need to do better!