2 Sep 2019

Cancer funding boost a drop in ocean - patients

From Checkpoint, 6:15 pm on 2 September 2019

Cancer patients are crying out for much more radical change, saying the country's new action plan doesn't go far enough and the funding boost is just a drop in the ocean.

The government announced the details of its long-promised strategy on Sunday, including the establishment of a national Cancer Control Agency - as well as an extra $60 million for Pharmac over the next two years.

RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch has the story.