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Kiwi men swap their daily shave for a daily save

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:28 pm | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Auckland, 15 November 2016 : On average, a Kiwi male going for the clean shaven look spends around 130 hours a year maintaining his facial hair - that’s five minutes a day. Bowel Cancer New Zealand (BCNZ) is calling on men to ditch their razors throughout ... More >>

Bowel cancer atlas – brings greater transparency

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:01 am | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Bowel Cancer New Zealand (BCNZ), the nationwide charity for bowel cancer patients and whānau, has been calling for increased transparency since 2010 and warmly welcomes today’s release of the Bowel Cancer Atlas of Healthcare Variation. More >>

Plan for full rollout of bowel cancer screening programme

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:05 pm | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Bowel Cancer New Zealand welcomes the budget announcement today of a plan to fully implement a national bowel cancer screening programme. The nationwide charity for bowel cancer patients and whānau has been calling for the introduction of a screening ... More >>

Renowned Artists Unite to Fight Bowel Cancer

Friday, 13 May 2016, 1:00 pm | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Renowned New Zealand artists are helping to raise awareness of New Zealand’s most common cancer during Bowel Cancer Awareness month. By turning their artistic talents to the humble chair, a symbol used to represent the diverse range of New Zealanders ... More >>

New Zealand lags in bowel cancer survival rates

Saturday, 5 March 2016, 3:32 pm | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

New Zealand lags behind Australia's improved bowel cancer survival rates Bowel Cancer New Zealand is concerned there is still no statistically significant improvements in bowel cancer survival rates for 2006-2010 in New Zealand compared to nearly 4% ... More >>

Sigmoidoscopy is nothing but a distraction

Saturday, 20 February 2016, 2:31 pm | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Bowel Cancer New Zealand believes screening using sigmoidoscopy is a distraction from the pressing need for a national screening program. More >>

Bowel Cancer NZ welcomes $4m boost for colonoscopy services

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 4:39 pm | Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Bowel Cancer New Zealand have long been concerned about poor access to colonoscopy for New Zealanders and the Minister’s announcement of a $4m boost will definitely help improve access. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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