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Top Scientists Talk about Breast Cancer and the Environment

Wednesday, 11 July 2012, 11:01 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

“You have breast cancer!” – the news that more than 2500 New Zealand women receive each year. Just under one quarter of them will die from the disease. Tragically, almost everyone knows someone who has had breast cancer, and the lives of more and ... More >>

Ban on endosulfan a significant step forward

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 11:34 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Breast Cancer Network NZ is delighted that ERMA has decided to ban the pesticide endosulfan in New Zealand. This chemical is acutely toxic and has hormone-mimicking qualities that are of great concern to Breast Cancer Network. Early exposure of our ... More >>

Network dismayed by ERMA decision on Endosulfan

Wednesday, 2 July 2008, 10:15 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Breast Cancer Network NZ is very disturbed that ERMA has not recommended a ban on the use of the pesticide endosulfan in New Zealand. This acutely toxic organochlorine chemical has been used so widely that it is found in our food and water and is a ... More >>

Breast cancer prevention strategies a vital step

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 10:48 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Breast Cancer Network NZ is extremely pleased with the recommendations of Parliament’s Health Committee in its report on a petition from the organisation. The petition calls on the Government to develop a breast cancer strategy focused on risk reduction, ... More >>

Breast Cancer Conference a Stunning Success

Tuesday, 30 October 2007, 11:29 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

New Zealand’s first national conference for those affected by breast cancer culminated in a moving closing ceremony in Rotorua yesterday (Sunday 28 October). The conference, attended by more than 470 women and men from throughout the country, exceeded the ... More >>

Breast Cancer Conference Just Two Weeks Away

Monday, 8 October 2007, 4:57 pm | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

The three day talk-fest will open with internationally acclaimed breast surgeon, breast cancer researcher and women's health advocate, Dr Susan Love, as its keynote speaker. More >>

Call For Breast Cancer Prevention Strategy

Friday, 7 September 2007, 10:58 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Breast Cancer Network NZ calls for Government to take action to reduce the incidence of breast cancer in New Zealand. Submissions were this week considered by the Health Select Committee. More >>

Submissions on reducing incidence of breast cancer

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 10:57 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

At Parliament tomorrow (5 September), Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc will submit evidence in support of their call for a breast cancer risk reduction and prevention strategy aimed at reducing the incidence of the disease. More >>

Fantastic Line-up of Speakers

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 11:45 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Breast Cancer Network (NZ) have confirmed a fantastic line-up of speakers for New Zealand's first national conference for women with breast cancer to be held Rotorua in October this year. More >>

Dr Susan Love to speak at October 2007 conference

Monday, 2 April 2007, 9:50 am | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

New Zealand’s first national conference for women with breast cancer will be hosted by the Breast Cancer Network (NZ) in Rotorua in October this year. The three day conference will open with internationally acclaimed breast surgeon, breast cancer ... More >>

Breast Cancer Network Presents Petition

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 2:39 pm | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Today Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc presented a petition to Parliament calling on Government to bring down the incidence of breast cancer in NZ. More >>

Govt petitioned to reduce risk of breast cancer

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 2:15 pm | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

Today Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc presented a petition to Parliament calling on Government to bring down the incidence of breast cancer in NZ. At Parliament today, Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc presented a 10,700-signature petition calling for a ... More >>

Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc launches petition

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 4:50 pm | Breast Cancer Network NZ Inc

The unpalatable fact that we would rather not face, is that 50 New Zealand women are diagnosed with breast cancer every week. The incidence of breast cancer in this country is among the highest in the world. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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