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The C Word

The C Word brings voices of lived experience to an issue that affects so many of us. Drawing on their own experiences, Helen speaks to other Kiwis whose lives have been impacted by cancer.

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Theme Music: 'Happy Days' Scott Holmes 


  • Producer / Presenter: Helen King

    A born-and-bred Westie, Helen is a keen bike rider and mental wellbeing advocate, and is the founding member of Nutters Ride Together. A survivor of breast cancer, she is exploring ways of expanding the conversation around cancer and the impact it has on people’s lives. A journalist by training, Helen spent time as a radio producer at Radio Live and currently works in community engagement.

The C Word

Sunday, 1 August, 2021

The C Word

Helen King and guests share their experience of cancer and its impact on their lives

Previous podcasts

  • SUNDAY 25/07/2021

  • SUNDAY 18/07/2021

  • SUNDAY 11/07/2021

  • SUNDAY 4/07/2021

  • Talking fertility

    • SUNDAY 20/06/2021
    • Health

    Three years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Rebecca Van Dijk is undertaking IVF. She and Helen share the impact of cancer on fertility and what it has meant for them.

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