Helping you and your family make sense of inherited cancer

Awhi Whanau Mate-puku-puku

Helping you and your family make sense of inherited cancer

Awhi Whanau Mate-puku-puku

New Zealand Family Cancer Service is a team of health professionals who provide genetic and medical care. Our genetic counsellors can help you and your family should there be concerns of personal or a family history of cancer.

New Zealand Family Cancer Service is a team of health professionals who provide genetic and medical care. Our genetic counsellors can help you and your family should there be concerns of personal or a family history of cancer.

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About Us
 
 

The New Zealand Family Cancer Service is a team of health professionals who provide genetic and medical care, supporting New Zealanders and their families who may be concerned about their personal or family history of cancer.

Our vision is that all New Zealanders can access trained, trusted and skilled professionals, from the comfort of their own home or where you are comfortable talking with us.

Our Team
 
 

Our team of family cancer specialists comprises health professionals with the following areas of expertise:

  • breast cancer
  • women’s cancers
  • chemotherapy treatment
  • colorectal (bowel) cancers
  • genetic risk assessment (genetic counselling)
  • psychology services

Our health professionals are also part of a larger cancer care network, and have relationships with cancer gene specialists, radiologists, gastroenterologists, plastic surgeons and specialist nurses, across New Zealand.

Meet the Team
 

Medical Specialists

Dr. Dynes McConnell

Gynaecological Oncologist

Dr. Eletha Taylor

Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

Dr. Ai Ling Tan

Gynaecological Oncologist

Dr. Peter C. Fong

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Genetic Counsellors

Alice Christian

Senior Genetic Counsellor

Jan Sullivan

Senior Genetic Counsellor

Emma Felix

Senior Genetic Counsellor

Psychology Support

Dr. Geraldine Tennant

Health Psychologist      

Practice Management

Ian Dowdall

Business / Practice Manager

Clinical Advisors

Mr John Keating

Colorectal Surgeon      

Giving Back
 
 

We at the New Zealand Family Cancer Service are united by a singular purpose – we want to make a difference. We give back to programmes or community groups that are working hard to reduce the cancer burden in New Zealand.

O se fesoasoani mo oe ma lou aiga, ia malamalama
i gasegase o le kanesa tuufaasolo i toto o aiga
आपको और आपके परिवार की मदद करनावंशानुगत कैंसर की भावना
帮助你和你的家人遗传感的癌症
Awhi Whanau Mate-puku-puku