Research organisations

To learn more about sun exposure and skin cancer, explore this research from around the world.

New Zealand research

The Cancer Society Research Collaboration Te Rōpū Rangahau ō Te Kāhui Matepukupuku draws together leading cancer researchers in a comprehensive research programme on cancer prevention, care, and support. The aim of our programme is to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer in New Zealand, including skin cancer, and to reduce inequities in cancer incidence and outcomes.

Other organisations providing information and undertaking sun safety research include the following:

New Research Papers

New research papers funded by Cancer Society are to be released as a result of the Cancer Society Research Collaboration Aotearoa New Zealand/Te Rōpū Rangahau ō Te Kāhui Matepukupuku.

These include three new papers under the Skin Cancer Prevention Research theme. The links to the  published papers can be found below:

Estimated Healthcare Costs of Melanoma and Keratinocyte Skin Cancers in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand in 2021

Generating Political Priority For Skin Cancer Primary Prevention: A Case Study from Aotearoa New Zealand

Prevention Is Better Than Cure: We Can Do Better In Skin Cancer Control in New Zealand