Lung Foundation New Zealand is promoting an important new campaign, New Normal Same Cancer, together with a number of other leading cancer patient organisations.

The purpose of #NewNormalSameCancer is to remind everyone that cancer doesn’t wait for Covid-19.

We urge patients, to not delay investigating symptoms, or skip check-ups and other healthcare appointments. We too are advising patients to promptly re-book missed appointments to minimise the time between diagnosis and active treatment/s.

View the New Normal Same Cancer platform, which went live late last week.

Resources available

LFNZ is ever mindful that GPs have traditionally had a low index of suspicion of lung cancer symptoms, so they are promoting awareness of the following resources available to healthcare providers and consumers:

 

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