Improving survival rates, quality of life and reducing the number of New Zealanders diagnosed with gut cancers

14 Kiwis are diagnosed with a gut cancer every day. That’s over 5,400 Kiwis every year, making gut cancers the most common type of cancer in New Zealand.

We are a voice for all cancers of the digestive system, raising awareness and funding research to discover better ways to detect, diagnose and treat pancreatic, bowel, stomach, liver, gallbladder, bile duct and oesophageal cancers.

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GCF appoints new

The Gut Cancer Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Briony O’Farrell as our latest ambassador. After losing her father to pancreatic cancer in 2019, Briony has become a passionate advocate for those affected by pancreatic cancer. She has ...

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GCF launches GIVE IT UP

This March, the Gut Cancer Foundation (GCF) is addressing these statistics by asking New Zealand to ‘GIVE IT UP’ for gut cancers. Kiwis around the country are being asked to give up alcohol, sugar or the sofa for the month ...

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New MoH figures confirm Gut

The Ministry of Health has released the latest cancer incidence statistics and the incidence of gut cancers or cancers of the digestive system is increasing year on year. 5423 New Zealanders were diagnosed with a gut cancer to the ...

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