IIn 2018 more than 23,000 Kiwis were diagnosed with cancer, of whom 9000 are expected to die.
New Zealand ranks 19th out of 20 OECD countries for access to new medicines.
CANGO (Cancer Non-Governmental Organisations) was formed in 2007 and is an alliance of prominent New Zealand cancer charities.
Chair Graeme Woodside spoke to The AM Show about the group's call for an inquiry into Pharmac.
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