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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 >>

“Give two hours” – Breast cancer appeal needs volunteers

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:30 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation is enlisting volunteers to help with its Pink Ribbon Street Appeal on Friday October 9 and Saturday October 10. “Give two hours” is the plea – volunteers might choose to sign up for just their own two-hour stint ... More >>

Aspirin and genetic testing aras for breast cancer research

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 3:28 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation has committed to fund two innovative research projects, worth $200,000 each, in conjunction with the Health Research Council and Breast Cancer Cure. More >>

A big thumbs-down to NZ on International Clinical Trials Day

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:38 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Kiwis have nothing to celebrate this International Clinical Trials Day (tomorrow, Wednesday May 20), says the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

NZBCF announce first Wellington Medical Advisor

Monday, 18 May 2015, 12:59 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Radiologist Dr Madeleine Wall has become the first Wellington-based member of the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation’s medical advisory committee, a role that includes advising the NZBCF on clinical matters, reviewing proposed grants and programmes, ... More >>

TV chef and comedian team up for fundraising breakfast

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10:06 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

TV’s Food Truck chef Michael Van de Elzen and comedienne / musician Jackie Clarke will entertain guests at the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation’s third annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast on Sunday May 3. NZBCF ambassador and former Miss Universe Lorraine Downes ... More >>

Free breast cancer counselling – No fooling!

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 9:47 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation is today launching a free counselling programme available to women anywhere in New Zealand. More >>

Laser treatment study a first for NZ

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:43 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Otago University’s School of Physiotherapy will run the first clinical evaluation of laser treatment for lymphoedema in New Zealand, on behalf of the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

1000 Tees for 1000 Women

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:20 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) launches fundraising campaign in tribute to the 1,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this summer. More >>

 

 

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