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and help kick cancer in the guts.

Gut cancer is the most common form of cancer

in New Zealand

GCF seeks to increase survival rates, life expectancy and quality of life for gut cancer patients

through funding clinical research and raising awareness.

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Join our Plains to Peak Trek: 21-27 March 2021

14 Kiwis are diagnosed with a gut cancer every day. That’s over 5,000 Kiwis every year, making gut cancers the most common type of cancer in New Zealand.

Gut cancers are cancers of the digestive tract that include oesophageal, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreatic and bowel cancer.

Our mission is to increase survival rates, life expectancy and quality of life for gut cancer patients in New Zealand.

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Dr Lorranie Chantrill appointed to

The Gut Cancer Foundation is delighted to welcome Dr Lorraine Chantrill to the board of trustees. Dr Chantrill is a Senior Staff Specialist Medical Oncologist and Head of Service for ...

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GCF awards $35,000 to liver

The Gut Cancer Foundation is delighted to announce the award of $35,000 Dr Cositha Santhakumar for her study into the role of the tumour microenvironment and its implication as a therapeutic ...

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New research provides hope for

The Gut Cancer Foundation  has funded Professor Peter Shepherd and his team at Auckland University to study the the effect combining two widely available drugs (BRAF and VEGFR Inhibators) has ...

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