Welcome to The Gut Cancer Foundation

of New Zealand

Gut Cancer
is a group of cancers that affect the digestive system

i.e. the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gall bladder & bile ducts, pancreas and bowel.

Gut cancer is the most common form of cancer

in New Zealand

GCF seeks to improve outcomes of gut cancer

through funding clinical research and raising awareness.



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14 Kiwis are diagnosed with a gut cancer every day. That’s over 5,000 Kiwis every year, making gut cancers the most common type of cancer in New Zealand.

A balanced lifestyle including a healthy diet and regular exercise can reduce your risk of cancer.

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New research provides hope for

The Gut Cancer Foundation  has funded Professor Peter Shepherd and his team at Auckland University to study the the effect combining two widely available drugs (BRAF and VEGFR Inhibators) has ...

Liam Lawson

Lawson’s suit raises $4k for

The race suit worn by Red Bull Junior driver Liam Lawson in the Toyota Racing Series has sold at auction for $4,000 with the proceeds going to the Gut Cancer ...


GI Cancer Clinical Fellowship

History Each year the Gut Cancer Foundation awards a grant of $50,000 in the form of a Fellowship to support outstanding graduates who are able to combine their clinical work ...


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