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From Research to Reality - Breast Cancer Sympoisum at AUT

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:53 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The effectiveness of vitamin C in cancer treatment, benefits of self-hypnosis and the prospect of personalised medicine will be among topics discussed at a free public seminar as part of the NZ Breast Cancer Symposium this Sunday November 12th. More >>

breast screening programme extension will save lives

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 6:29 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

October 24, 2017 Extract from Coalition Agreement between the New Zealand Labour Party & New Zealand First Party: Coalition priorities – Health: • Progressively increase the age for free breast screening to 74 Extension of breast screening programme ... More >>

Innovative Pilot Helps Breast Cancer Patients Keep Hair

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 12:29 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Hair loss during chemotherapy can be devastating for breast cancer patients. But, thanks to a pilot at Nelson hospital, many breast cancer patients will emerge from chemotherapy with their hair intact over the next few months. More >>

Classic Paintings Prompt Breast Cancer Awareness

Monday, 2 October 2017, 8:57 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Four hundred years ago, a young woman named Hendrickje Stoffels posed naked for her lover, Rembrandt. More >>

ghd Encourages Women to Show ‘Their Hair Cares’

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:03 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

ghd Encourages Women to Show ‘Their Hair Cares’ in Viral Shoot Featuring Ambassador Pia Miller More >>

Interactive webinar for newly diagnosed cancer patients

Monday, 8 May 2017, 3:42 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer are invited to join an interactive online webinar tomorrow night, Tuesday May 9, at 7pm. Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, which is hosting the event as part of its pioneering series of local webinars, believes ... More >>

Five-year research partnership targets breast cancer vaccine

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:15 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Imagine if no one died from breast cancer…if we stopped it in its tracks, so it couldn’t spread and kill. More >>

Male breast cancer more common than most realise

Friday, 3 February 2017, 2:06 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Kiwi men might be missing a beat when it comes to health and lifestyle priorities this World Cancer Day (Feb 4), says the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation: male breast cancer is more common in men aged 50-plus than two dreaded diseases, cancer of the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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