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Free seminar on breast reconstruction

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:57 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will host a free seminar on breast reconstruction after mastectomy on Wednesday October 19, 6:30pm-8:30pm, at Auckland University’s Medical School. The Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day) event is open to ... More >>

Gemma Flynn is new breast cancer ambassador

Friday, 14 October 2016, 9:07 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Black Sticks hockey player Gemma Flynn has joined the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation as an ambassador, determined to help get the message about breast awareness out to Kiwi women after her own grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer twice in three ... More >>

NZ’s first cancer patient webinar

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12:16 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

On Tuesday October 18, the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will host what it believes is the first NZ-based webinar for cancer patients. Living a normal(ish) life with advanced breast cancer will feature three panellists discussing the challenges of ... More >>

Please support tomorrow’s Pink Ribbon Appeal

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12:14 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation is asking Kiwis everywhere to support its Pink Ribbon Appeal tomorrow and Saturday. Collectors will be shaking their pink buckets on the streets and at shopping centres around the country, aiming to raise funds ... More >>

World-first online breast cancer community developed

Sunday, 9 October 2016, 9:55 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

World-first online breast cancer community developed for Kiwis by Kiwis The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will tomorrow launch mybc, a mobile app and website believed to be the first of its kind in the world, for New Zealanders affected by breast cancer. ... More >>

Pink light for breast cancer – NZ landmarks light up

Friday, 30 September 2016, 11:15 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Landmark buildings around New Zealand will light up pink from tomorrow, October 1, as part of the Global Illumination project to raise awareness of Breast Cancer Month – and this year, several new monuments have signed on to go pink. More >>

Be a STAR and walk for Breast Cancer

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 11:38 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Pink Star Walkers are getting ready to line the streets pink for breast cancer at the 2016 NZ Breast Cancer Foundation Pink Star Walks in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. More >>

Winning breast cancer studies bring personalised approach

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 11:32 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation has announced the results of its Innovation and Impact in Breast Cancer funding round, with four winning studies to receive a total of $340,000. The NZBCF believes the winning studies could make a real difference for Kiwi women ... More >>

Protecting the Long-Term Health of Kiwi Women Seniors

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 10:30 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Today in the Banquet Hall of Parliament Buildings, Wellington a group of breast cancer supporters, MPs, and VIP guests gathered at a special Pink Ribbon Breakfast event, where the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) presented a petition to Government ... More >>

Sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 3:30 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Registrations are now open for Pink Ribbon Breakfast, with celebrity cook and author Chelsea Winter encouraging Kiwis to invite their friends to breakfast in May, to raise funds for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

Lower threshold means more women will qualify for BRCA test

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 9:32 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation congratulates Genetic Health Service NZ on its decision to lower the threshold for BRCA testing to patients with an estimated 10% chance of having a BRCA gene mutation. More >>

5 Burning Questions Kiwi Cancer Researchers Could Answer

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:39 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

February 4, World Cancer Day, is a chance to reflect on the burning questions that remain unanswered for the disease that is now the single biggest cause of death for New Zealanders.[1] More >>

Mammograms save Kiwi lives – it’s official

Monday, 14 December 2015, 12:03 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation says new research released today by BreastScreen Aotearoa should give Kiwi women confidence that our mammogram screening programme is the best way to find breast cancer early and to save lives. More >>

$300K to target new areas of breast cancer research

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 3:33 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation is calling for proposals to address some of the most challenging areas in breast cancer research, including prevention of the disease, prevention of metastasis (the spread of cancer, which is what causes the 600-plus ... More >>

Free forum to share latest treatments and supportive care

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 9:42 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Free forum to share latest treatments and supportive care with advanced breast cancer patients from around NZ More >>

“Relax and check your breasts”, new video tells women

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 4:41 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

“Be breast aware.” “Check your breasts.” Such advice is heard often during October, Breast Cancer Month, but many women say they don’t know how to check their breasts. The result can be that either they don’t check, or they worry they’re ... More >>

Please support today’s Pink Ribbon Street Appeal

Friday, 9 October 2015, 9:25 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation is asking Kiwis everywhere to support its Pink Ribbon Street Appeal today and tomorrow, Saturday. Collectors will be shaking their pink buckets on the streets and at shopping centres around the country, aiming ... More >>

Bikers rev for breast cancer this Sunday

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 3:39 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

More than 350 “pinked out” motorbikes, from 50cc scooters to 2000cc Harley Davidson and Suzuki cruisers, are expected to take part in the Women’s International Motorcycle Association’s (WIMA) annual Pink Ribbon Ride in Auckland this Sunday October 11, ... More >>

October is Breast Cancer Month: Events and Activities

Monday, 28 September 2015, 8:28 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) is challenging New Zealanders to take action against breast cancer this October and help raise funds for awareness and education programmes, potentially life-saving research, medical equipment, and ... More >>

Fund to honour Helena McAlpine's legacy

Friday, 25 September 2015, 12:30 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Helena McAlpine was determined that her battle with breast cancer would never define her nor would it be in vain. More >>

 

 

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