Can­cer book to in­spire

Central Leader - - News -

Can­cer pa­tients at Auck­land Hospi­tal will get sup­port from a new book.

The hospi­tal’s on­col­ogy depart­ment has been gifted 2500 copies of Life, Hap­pi­ness & Can­cer by six-time can­cer sur­vivor Phil Ker­slake.

New can­cer pa­tients can re­ceive a free copy.

Mr Ker­slake says he has al­ready dis­trib­uted 3000 copies of the book to pa­tients at Welling­ton Hospi­tal.

Welling­ton Blood and Can­cer Cen­tre di­rec­tor Dr An­drew Simp­son says the book pro­vided pa­tients with valu­able in­for­ma­tion on how to cope with the dis­ease.

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