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Farmers Goes Blue to Break Fundraising Record

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:43 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

FARMERS GOES BLUE TO BREAK FUNDRAISING RECORD Blue September initiatives raise vital funds and drive awareness. More >>

Prostate Cancer’s Terrifying Toll on Kiwi Men Revealed

Friday, 1 September 2017, 8:53 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate cancer is having an alarming impact on the male population as figures released today by the Prostate Cancer Foundation reveal the extent, stealth and genetic link behind the nation’s most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst men. More >>

Time for Decisive Action on Prostate Cancer

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 1:56 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Time for Decisive Action on Prostate Cancer: Response to Labour Announcement on Cancer Care Every year 3,000 men in this country are diagnosed with prostate cancer and 600 die – more men are diagnosed with prostate cancer than women diagnosed with ... More >>

Steve Sumner – a fighter to the end

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 11:22 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

From the time of his diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer in September 2015 Steve Sumner was determined to make the most of his life, and especially to promote awareness of the number one cancer in New Zealand men. More >>

Prostate Cancer Claiming Lives in Spite of Simple Test

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 9:17 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Blue September is having a shake up this year, turning the conversation about Prostate Cancer on its head and challenging New Zealanders to face their fears – there are a million experiences more terrifying than getting a check-up! More >>

‘Industry Rumble’ boxing fundraiser for prostate cancer

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 1:49 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Glozier-Ewing Productions are proud to announce the ‘Industry Rumble Fight for Life’ on Friday 29 April in support of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ. More >>

It’s Blue September! Save the date!

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 1:58 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

It’s September and time to Get Blue! o Get Blue! Face up to prostate cancer! o Get tested! If you’re over 40 get a PSA blood test - it may save your life. o Wear a blue ribbon! Show your support! o Donate and fundraise online at www.blueseptember.org.nz More >>

Māori men at 70% increased risk of dying of prostate cancer

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 12:25 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Graeme Woodside, Chief Executive Officer of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand says, “New Zealand has significant disparities in survival for Māori men living with prostate cancer. As a community, it is absolutely critical we support ... More >>

Education sessions aim to level the playing field

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 9:31 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Men urged to increase their knowledge of prostate cancer, and to be prepared to speak up, in order to achieve parity with breast cancer awareness. More >>

National Conference –“Prostate Partners – Working Together”

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:32 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s National Conference will be held in Wellington and a number of significant speakers are involved, including Minister of Health, Hon Tony Ryall. More >>

$1 million raised for the fight against prostate cancer

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 3:12 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The financial contribution of a large New Zealand company to the fight against prostate cancer was recognised this morning at a presentation at SKYCITY. More >>

CEO Of Prostate Cancer Foundations Resigns

Friday, 9 November 2012, 10:17 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Keith Beck has resigned as CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand (PCFNZ). More >>

Dunedin gets stylish for Blue September

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 2:15 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Dunedin gets stylish for Blue September One of Dunedin’s most distinguished citizens got swept up in Blue September fever this morning as the city showed its support for prostate cancer awareness. Robbie Burns, the city’s best-known monument, now ... More >>

Robots Future of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Friday, 2 September 2011, 2:37 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Urology specialist Dr Robin Smart says robotic surgery is the future of prostate cancer treatment both here and overseas. More >>

Blue September Message “Dads do it for your kids”

Friday, 2 September 2011, 11:57 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Blue September campaign launched last night at SKYCITY with one clear message: ‘Dad’s, get checked for your kids.’ More >>

Dr King’s straight up approach to erectile dysfunction

Friday, 4 February 2011, 2:27 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

“The more you smoke the less you poke” is just one of the provocative catch phrases Dr King came out with at a seminar on sexuality and prostate cancer held recently in Auckland. More >>

What we don’t talk about - Dr Rosie King Talks to Kiwi Men

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 11:42 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Internationally acclaimed sex educator, therapist and best-selling author, Dr Rosie King, will be visiting our shores to talk to kiwi men about prostate cancer and sexuality tomorrow evening (2 Feb) at the TVNZ Atrium, 6pm. More >>

V8’s for your Prostate

Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 3:13 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

A V8: muscle, grunt, horsepower and thrill. Begging the question, what do V8’s have in common with prostates? In this case, more than you might think. A car being raced by racing champion Jason Bargwanna in round two of the V8 Racing Championship ... More >>

Donated house sold for $100,000 at charity auction

Monday, 11 October 2010, 9:46 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

A house built by the good will and generosity of community members and volunteer builders was auctioned for with 100% of the money raised going to tow charities: the Prostate Cancer Foundation and West Auckland Hospice. More >>

Crosses to Symbolise Lives Lost to Prostate Cancer

Friday, 3 September 2010, 1:23 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Now the most common cancer in New Zealand men, prostate cancer is taking centre stage this Friday 3 September (Blue Friday) with 600 blue crosses positioned in key centres throughout the country. 600 is the number of men who die every year in New Zealand ... More >>

 

 

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