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Lorraine Downes and mother spearhead breast cancer education

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 10:59 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Former Miss Universe Lorraine Downes and her mother Glad are the faces of a new campaign from the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation, aiming to educate older women about their breast cancer risk and the importance of continued mammogram screening for healthy women ... More >>

Interactive tool to help older women decide on mammograms

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 10:52 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation today launched Screen70+, an interactive online decision aid to help women over 70 – and their GPS – decide if they should continue with screening mammograms. More >>

90% of older NZ women underestimate their breast cancer risk

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 10:49 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

New research commissioned by the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation reveals that older women mistakenly believe their breast cancer risk is lower in their seventies, when they no longer qualify for free mammograms, than it was in their fifties. More >>

Lorraine Downes says host a brekkie for cancer research

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:53 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Registrations opened today for Pink Ribbon Breakfast, with Lorraine Downes asking Kiwis to invite their friends or colleagues to breakfast in May, to raise funds for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

NZBCF research to spend $800,000 over the next two years

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 12:36 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

A radiation oncology research fellowship at Auckland DHB and a Canterbury University study of the link between breast cancer and a common virus bring the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s research funding commitment to $800,000 over the next ... More >>

Inventive breast cancer campaign finds a way around rules

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 12:07 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s plan to show the full range of breast cancer symptoms in its October awareness campaign received a setback when the Commercial Approvals Bureau (CAB) advised the NZBCF that nipples are not permitted in TV advertising. More >>

Take a walk for breast cancer on Saturday October 5

Monday, 30 September 2013, 2:09 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

There’s still time to register for the Estee Lauder Companies Pink Star Walk, a twilight walk in Auckland Domain on Saturday October 5 to raise funds for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

Research targets better drug treatment for breast cancers

Monday, 23 September 2013, 2:42 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation has committed $200,000 across two major research projects at Otago and Auckland Universities. The projects, each worth $100,000, have exciting potential for treatment of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), an ... More >>

Cars for health workers - equal access to breast screening

Monday, 8 July 2013, 2:28 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation has given 12 cars to breast screening services around the country, to help improve access to screening and diagnostic testing for Maori and Pacific Island women. More >>

Younger women underestimate breast cancer risk

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 3:58 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

New research from Colmar Brunton at the start of Breast Cancer Action Month shows young New Zealand women are largely unaware of breast cancer as the main cancer risk for women their age, while most women in their early 40s have never had a mammogram, ... More >>

Bra-vo for Blacksheepdesign ‘Breastfast’

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 1:47 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Blacksheepdesign held a successful fundraising ‘Breastfast’ for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation yesterday. The event marked the end of NZBCF Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign month. More >>

Bears go pink for Breast Cancer

Friday, 25 May 2012, 11:54 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

On June 23rd the Glenora Bears will don pink shirts in support of the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation when they play against long time rivals the Mount Albert Lions at Harold Moody Park. More >>

Early Screening Is Vital And Saves

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 1:09 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) has been made aware of a breast screening issue that has emerged in Otago and Southland. We extend our thoughts to those women affected by these issues. This will have been be an anxious time for ... More >>

Funding of lapatinib ‘no great leap forward’

Friday, 2 March 2012, 11:24 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation sees the funding of lapatinib (Tykerb) as a first-line treatment for HER 2 positive breast cancer as no great leap forward for women with the disease. More >>

Pink Ribbon Street Appeal a pink-tastic success

Friday, 8 October 2010, 4:51 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Throughout the country volunteer collectors for The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s Pink Ribbon Street Appeal took to the streets on Friday, 8 October to take action against breast cancer. More >>

Pink Ribbon Bus Backs Breast Awareness

Monday, 27 September 2010, 12:08 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Metrolink, central Auckland’s bus service, has designed a bright pink bus which will take to the streets this October in support of The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NZBCF) Breast Cancer Action Month. More >>

Top Hastings Business Supports Hot Pink!

Monday, 30 August 2010, 1:39 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The supreme award winner at the recent HBS Hastings City Business Awards, Urban Retreat has chosen to give something back to the community by sponsoring this year’s Hot Pink Charity Cocktail Party and in turn supporting a very worthy cause, the New Zealand ... More >>

It’s Time To Bid For Charity!

Thursday, 26 August 2010, 1:16 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

A stunning necklace designed and donated by Bruce Jackson of Unio Goldsmith & Fine Contemporary Jewellery Gallery goes up for auction on Trademe on Friday 3rd September and all proceeds will go to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

Adshel Lights Up Girls’ Night In

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 4:58 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NZBCF) new Girls’ Night In fundraising campaign has got a funky twist to it – all thanks to the creativity of design company Everything and some pretty nifty functionality from Adshel. More >>

Holiday Parks Take The $1000 Breast Challenge

Tuesday, 15 June 2010, 10:03 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Holiday Parks Across New Zealand Take The $1000 Challenge The Board of the Holiday Accommodation Parks Assn of New Zealand (HAPNZ) has selected the Breast Cancer Research Trust as its charity of choice to help it reach its goal of finding a cure for breast ... More >>

 

 

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