CANGO, an alliance of eight major New Zealand cancer NGOs, calls on the next New Zealand Government to answer the World Cancer Declaration’s call to action to:

1. Reduce modifiable risk factors for cancer

2. Achieve equity for all New Zealanders across the cancer care continuum

3. Prioritise rollout of the national bowel cancer screening programme

4. Develop, publish and report on a robust cancer workforce plan

5. Improve data to ensure effective management and planning of cancer service

6. Increase access and investment in clinical trials and research as part of the cancer treatment paradigm

7. Address the palliative care needs of an aging population

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