Support services

Canopy works with a number of different providers who are all experts in their respective fields.

Talk to your nurse or specialist today or click on the links below for more information.

Cancer Society

The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading cancer patient advocate in New Zealand, providing a voice on all kinds of issues including cancer detection and treatment.

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PINC & STEEL provides support to people affected by cancer, helping them take their first steps on the road to recovery.

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Sweet Louise

The Louise Perkins Foundation launched Sweet Louise in 2006 with the single minded vision of improving the quality of life for New Zealanders living with secondary breast cancer.

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Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel better (LGFB) is the only worldwide cancer support charity providing free, practical support for people dealing with the side effects of cancer treatment.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

From its early beginnings, founded in 1911 by Douglas Macmillan, Macmillan Cancer Support has grown to become the largest cancer care and support charity in the UK.

If you need to talk to your children about your cancer, you may find this resource really helpful

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Find up-to-date information about providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments via Healthpoint.

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Cancer Info

Living with cancer brings uncertainty but there are targeted treatment options available that may improve quality of life, manage symptoms and have a positive impact on wellbeing.

A cancer diagnosis affects many lives and making informed decisions is vital.

CANCER INFO can help you.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology

Amercian Society of Clinical Oncology approved information on more than 120 types of cancer and cancer-related syndromes.

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The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) is a not-for-profit, non-government funded charitable trust and is totally reliant on grants and donations.

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Prostate Cancer Foundation

One of the main goals of PCF is to educate people about prostate problems and prostate cancer in particular. We know that those diagnosed with prostate cancer have special needs. We know because “we have been there”!

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Gut Cancer Foundation

The Gut Cancer Foundation are a registered New Zealand charity trust set up to help improve outcomes for those with Gastrointestinal Cancer, a cancer not often spoken about, but in actuality the most prevalent in New Zealand.

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Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service

If you want to know more about your rights when using health and disability services, get questions answered or make a complaint, the Health and Disability Advocacy can help.

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Health and Disability Commissioner

The Health and Disability Commissioner ensures that “Consumers are at the centre of services”.

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Localist, Health Pages and Pacific Peoples Health

Three websites supporting Maori and Pacific Islanders with social, health, nursing, counselling and other services.

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Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by inhaling or ingesting asbestos fibres. The MesotheliomaGuide is a comprehensive guide that includes up-to-date information about living with mesothelioma. Also check for additional information.

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BC Cancer

The BC Cancer Agency covers the entire spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

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Support Crew

Support Crew is a FREE online support platform that easily co-ordinates meals, transport or whatever other help that’s needed for friends and family in need.

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