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NZBCF joins call for new radiation therapy treatment

Friday, 3 June 2016, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation has joined leading doctors in calling for intra-operative radiation therapy (IORT) to be made available to Kiwi breast cancer patients in public hospitals. IORT offers patients significant advantages, while delivering the same ... More >>

New database and funding improve access to clinical trials

Friday, 20 May 2016, 10:51 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Around the world, the 20th May is regarded as the anniversary of the first ever clinical trial1 and is recognised as International Clinical Trials Day. The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) is acknowledging the importance of clinical trials in breast cancer ... More >>

Quarter-million in breast cancer grants

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Quarter-million in breast cancer grants to Christchurch Hospital will bring new treatments and improved patient safety More >>

Free seminar on breast reconstruction

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 9:44 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will host a free seminar on breast reconstruction after mastectomy next Tuesday October 20, 6:30pm-8pm, at Auckland University’s Medical School. The Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA-Day) event is open to ... More >>

Pink light for breast cancer – NZ landmarks light up

Friday, 2 October 2015, 10:55 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Landmark buildings around New Zealand will light up pink from October 1, in support of Breast Cancer Month. From the Old Municipal Building in Whangarei to the Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, 21 local landmarks will join more than 200 other iconic ... More >>

Urzila Carlson is new breast cancer ambassador – no joke!

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 8:42 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Comedian Urzila Carlson has joined the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation as an ambassador, inspired by her own youthful cancer experience to help get the message out to NZ women about the importance of early detection. More >>

New NZ research focuses on Vitamin C and breast cancer

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 9:16 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

A new research study will analyse the level of vitamin C in breast tumours, and compare health outcomes for patients with different levels of the vitamin. More >>

Breast cancer campaigner Helena McAlpine dies, age 37

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 8:41 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Staff and friends of the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation are tonight mourning the loss of Helena McAlpine, who campaigned through her own long and often gruelling battle with breast cancer to help save other women. More >>

“Open wide” – dentists drill for research dollars

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Dentists are asking Kiwis to put their money to a great cause by going to the dentist on Saturday October 17. More >>

“Walk for the cause” – Pink Star Walk registrations now open

Monday, 21 September 2015, 4:41 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

News release 21 September, 2015 “Walk for the cause” – Pink Star Walk registrations now open More >>

Nurses all aboard the Pink Caravan

Monday, 7 September 2015, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The Pink Caravan starts its national tour tomorrow, Tuesday September 8, wending its way from Whangarei to Balclutha on its mission to provide breast health information to women in New Zealand’s smaller towns and provincial centres. More >>

TV chef and comedian team up for fundraising breakfast.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

NZ celebrity 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. More >>

Annie Parker’s message for NZ women

Monday, 20 October 2014, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The Canadian woman whose cancer battles inspired a Hollywood movie has a message for Kiwis. More >>

First Pink Star Walk for Wellington

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 2:08 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will hold its Pink Star Walk in Wellington for the first time this Saturday October 4, with a performance from local star, Silver Scroll finalist Louis Baker, rounding out the night. More >>

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon

Monday, 31 March 2014, 4:28 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Further to today’s news release from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), announcing three significant new breast cancer research projects, the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation can confirm that its Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign, running in ... More >>

Book for blokes eases breast cancer journey

Monday, 21 October 2013, 12:06 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

A new book for men whose partners have breast cancer is released today by the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

Pink light for breast cancer – NZ landmarks light up

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 9:17 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Landmark buildings around New Zealand will light up pink from today, October 1, in support of Breast Cancer Month. From the Old Municipal Building in Whangarei to the Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, 19 local landmarks will join more than 200 other ... More >>

New e-guide Provides Online Breast Cancer Education

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 11:42 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation has launched a new, interactive e-guide that will make it easy for women of all ages, throughout New Zealand, to know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and how they can reduce their risk of dying of ... More >>

New e-guide provides online breast cancer education

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 11:18 am | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation has launched a new, interactive e-guide that will make it easy for women of all ages, throughout New Zealand, to know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and how they can reduce their risk of dying of ... More >>

Year of success - Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Evening

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Evening is set to hit Auckland again this Sunday (the 14th), for a night of entertainment, cuisine, and beauty, as well as a silent auction, all in aid of The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. More >>

 

 

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