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Cancer Nurses College

(L-R) Celia Ryan, Ranjini Carrington, Kelsey Tay, Shelley Shea, Laura Ledger, Katherine King,
Anne Brinkman and Becky Upston. Absent Robyn Segedin

The Cancer Nurses College (CNC) is a professional body committed to excellence in cancer nursing care in Aotearoa, New Zealand through professional development and the promotion of evidence based practice.

The college encompasses a wide ranging group of nurses with an interest in the care of the person with cancer. This area of expertise may include the disciplines of oncology, haematology, paediatrics, surgery, community and rural health, research, education, management and health promotion and palliative care.

CNC Membership Brochure

CNC Rules

Cancer Nurses College Committee


The current members of the Cancer Nurses College national committee are:

Committee Member




Shelley Shea



Laura Ledger

Treasurer and Grants


Celia Ryan Secretary and Working Groups Nelson
Becky Upston Facebook, Website, Social Media & Membership Christchurch 
Edith Paulsen CancerNet, Facebook, Website, Social Media & Membership Dunedin
Heather Bustin Education Christchurch
Janitina Witchall CancerNet Dunedin
Anne Brinkman

Anne Brinkman

Professional Nursing Advisor, NZNO

National Office

How to access the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC)

The CNC is a member of ISCNN. To  access resources, individual members are required to join the Society.
Please email or visit the ISNCC website for details.

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