Hospitals & Services
This website is designed to give you information relating to your treatment at the Canterbury Regional Cancer and Haematology Service. We acknowledge that many people may wish to do more research on either their condition or the treatment that is on offer.
The internet is a wonderful way for people to easily find valuable information but it can also be misleading as information is not always accurate or reliable.
In order to ensure that the information you read is helpful and accurate we suggest looking at the following sources:
The Cancer Society
Cancer Information Helpline: 0800 CANCER (0800 226 237)
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists have created a website for information on radiation therapy for patients and Health Professionals.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Cancer Council of Victoria (AUS)
The Cancer Council of New South Wales (AUS)
National Cancer Institute (USA)
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO USA)
World Health Organisation
The suggested websites are not maintained by the Canterbury District Health Board and whilst we believe that they offer credible and responsible information we can not guarantee that the information on each site is correct, up-to-date or evidence-based medical information. Please discuss any questions with your cancer care health professional.
And don't forget! The Laurel Whitford Cancer Society Information Centre located on the Ground Floor of the Oncology Department.
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