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Reports and Publications

Stay up to date with our latest publications and reports.

Ministry of Health Cancer Publications

New Zealand Cancer Action Plan

Our New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019-2029 provides a pathway to improve cancer outcomes for all New Zealanders.

Cancer Control Strategy

The New Zealand Cancer Control Strategy provides the overall direction for cancer related activities to help reduce the incidence and impact of cancer and reduce inequalities with respect to cancer.


Update on Polyp Surveillance Guidelines 2020

This document is based on current available evidence for surveillance after a colonoscopy and complete removal of adenomas and serrated polyps. This advice aligns with recent publications from the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Europe.

Requests for Proposals

Early in 2021 the Health Research Council, Ministry of Health and Te Aho o Te Kahu released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund research that responds to one or more equity-centred cancer research priorities:

  • Lung cancer screening
  • Lung cancer research of any discipline
  • Patient experience across the cancer journey for Māori and Pacific
  • Innovative approaches to delivering cancer care.

All the details are available here.