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    Doctor misses cancer in x-ray, woman now terminal

    A doctor who missed an x-ray result that could have helped diagnose a woman's terminal cancer three years earlier says he was tired and may not have actually read the report.

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    Landlord evicts woman dying of cancer

    A woman with terminal cancer wishes to leave the hospice to spend some of her remaining time at her home - but she can only do so with conditions after being "let down" and left fighting to retain her tenancy.

  3. Video for Cancer patient wins insurance battle with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
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    Cancer patient wins insurance battle with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

    A terminal cancer patient who fought for nine months for an insurance payout from her employer, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, has received her money after she shared her struggle with Whakaata Māori. 

  4. Video for Honey Hireme-Smiler is fighting for a life close to her heart
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    Honey Hireme-Smiler is fighting for a life close to her heart

    Honey Hireme-Smiler is fighting for a life very close to her heart, as her wife Rochelle has been

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    Pharmac mulls funding new medicines for lung cancer

    Medicine funding agency Pharmac is seeking proposals from pharmaceutical suppliers for medicines that could treat New Zealanders with lung cancer.

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    Cancer heartbreak for Honey Hireme-Smiler and wife Rochelle Smiler

    Honey Hireme-Smiler and Rochelle Smiler, with puppy Rongoā.  Photo credit / Stephen Barker

  7. Video for Dying lecturer: ‘Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has not acted in good faith’
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    Dying lecturer: ‘Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has not acted in good faith’

    Terminal cancer patient Ruth Nuku Stanshall (Ngāti Maru, Ngāruahine) has worked for 18 years as a dedicated social work lecturer at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

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    Māori, Pasifika cancer diagnosis drop 'concerning'- Te Aho o Te Kahu

    A drop in the number of Māori being diagnosed with cancer is not a good thing, the government monitoring body, Te Aho o Te Kahu, says.

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    Gov't sets aside $6.2mn to tackle inequities in cancer treatment

    Government agencies have set-aside $6.2 million to address inequities in cancer care for Māori and Pacific peoples.

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    Reti slams ‘absurd’ border policy, as man’s dying wish declined by MoH

    Moyra was there when her 34-year-old nephew Andrew Speir was born, she never thought she would have to watch him die, let alone from a distance while battling bureaucracy to be with him.

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