Covid-19

COVID-19 Update New Zealand is at Level 4 Alert Status, but as an essential service, Auckland Oncology will remain open and continue to provide cancer treatments and care whether you are our existing patients or new. Our dedicated staff are here to support you as much...

Endocrine (hormone) therapies

Endocrine (hormone) therapies Certain types of breast and prostate cancers are affected by hormones in the blood, which can help them grow. Endocrine therapy (also called hormonal therapy) involves taking drugs to prevent the cancer cells from accessing the hormones...

Targeted therapies

Targeted therapies Targeted therapies involve using drugs to target specific changes in your cancer cells that drive them to grow and spread. While it is similar to chemotherapy, this treatment focuses more on targeting the specific genes or proteins found in cancer...

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is a type of biologic cancer treatment that focuses on using certain cells of your immune system to battle your cancer. It works by stimulating your immune system to kill cancer cells or marking cancer cells so your immune cells can easily...

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that involves taking a single or combination of drugs to kill, stop or slow the growth of cancer cells. There are many different chemotherapy drugs. Some are injected directly into your vein and others are taken...