Dr Fritha Hanning
Dr Hanning is a graduate of the University of Auckland School of Medicine, having previously studied at Otago University. During her advanced training she worked in the United Kingdom at the Royal London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, the Royal Free Hospital London, and at Cancer Research UK in Oxford. While in the United Kingdom she completed a certificate in palliative care and symptom management from the University of Wales.
While Fritha treats patients with a number of different cancers, her main focus is genitourinary cancer.
Fritha works at Auckland Hospital and is the chairperson and initiator of the Genitourinary Special Interest Group for New Zealand. She is a key contributor to ongoing scientific research in genitourinary cancer, with involvement in current trials and as a New Zealand representative on the Australia New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer scientific committee.
Fritha is committed to carefully considering all the issues that face a person and their family as they go through a diagnosis of cancer and their treatment plan. While she has a strong scientific background, communication and empathy are an important part of Fritha’s care.
Fritha is the mother of three children, and is a keen gardener and gym goer.
MB ChB 1998 Auckland; FRACP 2006
Prostate, Renal, Testicular, Bladder
Title or Designation
Medical Oncologist, Medical Oncologist - Urological Cancer Stream
Full NZ Registration Date
19 February 1999
Dr Fritha Hanning is available at the following services:
This service is available at the following location:
Auckland City Hospital
(09) 367 0000
(09) 375 4300
(09) 307 4949
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