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133 MISSING WOMEN: Breast Cancer Cases Going Undetected Because Of Covid-19

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 9:17 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

At least 133 women across Aotearoa New Zealand have no idea they have breast cancer right now, warns Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. The charity is gravely concerned for these women, who have missed the mammogram that would have diagnosed them during ... More >>

Wāhine Toa Star In New Breast Cancer Campaign Using The Power Of Poetry

Sunday, 3 October 2021, 5:56 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Spoken word poets Ngā Hinepūkōrero have teamed up with Breast Cancer Foundation NZ to release a new poem highlighting the importance of mammograms this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The poem, called Ahi Kā, is performed by the group in television ... More >>

New Zealand Turns Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 1:11 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

More than 30 landmarks and prominent buildings across Aotearoa New Zealand will be lighting up in pink this October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. New sites joining for the first time include Auckland’s Eden Park, Wellington’s Majestic ... More >>

Breast Cancer Foundation's Response To Today's Breast Screening Announcement

Sunday, 9 May 2021, 3:37 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Ah-Leen Rayner, chief executive of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, said: "We have been calling for an opt-out approach to screening, so this is an excellent step forward. With more than 650 Kiwi women still dying from breast cancer every year, and with ... More >>

New Charity Credit Card Launches To Fight Breast Cancer In NZ

Monday, 9 November 2020, 10:44 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ and SBS Bank are delighted to announce the launch of the SBS Pink Ribbon Visa, a charity credit card designed to raise funds to help fight breast cancer. As well as SBS Bank donating $20 to Breast Cancer Foundation NZ for ... More >>

Auckland’s Most Colourful Fundraiser Returns – Register Now For Pink Ribbon Walk

Monday, 2 November 2020, 10:43 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Aucklanders are being urged to grab their pals, put on their pinkest outfits, and join thousands of Kiwis walking for breast cancer. Auckland is about to be packed out in pink again this November for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s (BCFNZ) Pink ... More >>

Breast Cancer Experts To Share Advice And Knowledge In Auckland This Week

Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:05 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

People affected by breast cancer in Auckland, as well as medical professionals, are invited to hear from breast cancer experts at two free information events this week hosted by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ). Breast Reconstruction Awareness ... More >>

“Get Your Mammogram So Other Mokopuna Can Have More Time With Their Kuia”

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 9:28 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Stacey Morrison’s 7-year-old daughter Maiana is urging Kiwi women to go for regular mammograms, as part of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s (BCFNZ) annual awareness-raising campaign. Maiana never got to meet her nana, Stacey’s mother, because she died ... More >>

10 Ways To Make The Most Of October

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 8:39 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are loads of different ways Kiwis can get involved – from learning all you need to know about breast health, to helping to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ). More than 3,300 women ... More >>

PINK Up Your Pace For A Pink Ribbon Walk – Sign Up Now!

Monday, 31 August 2020, 12:41 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Grab your pals, put on your pinkest outfit, and walk for the ones you love – Pink Ribbon Walks are once again hitting pavements around the country this October and November, and early bird tickets are selling out fast! Pink Ribbon Walks are taking ... More >>

Annabel White Gets Behind Pink Ribbon Breakfast To Show Support For Breast Cancer Patients

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9:51 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Next week is the launch of Pink Ribbon Breakfast month, where Kiwis across the country will come together to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. Beloved Kiwi food writer Annabel White has donated a favourite recipe to show her support ... More >>

COVID-19 Must Not Be An Excuse To Scupper Plans For Early Access To Cancer Drugs

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 10:21 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

The COVID-19 situation has already caused unacceptable delays to breast cancer diagnoses with more than 400 cases gone undetected during lockdown. COVID-19 must not also be an excuse for the Government to break its promise to develop an early access programme ... More >>

Stacey Morrison Calls On Kiwis To Host A Pink Ribbon Breakfast And Help Save Lives

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 1:07 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Broadcaster and Breast Cancer Foundation NZ Ambassador Stacey Morrison is encouraging New Zealanders to host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast this July, to help raise urgent funds needed to support patients and save lives. With more than 3,300 women across the ... More >>

Pharmac Funding Announcement: “Don’t Back Away From Cancer Drug Plan,” Breast Cancer Foundation Begs

Sunday, 10 May 2020, 4:38 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

“Don’t use COVID-19 as an excuse to back away from your commitment to cancer patients,” Breast Cancer Foundation NZ begged the Government, in response to today’s announcement of an additional $160m over four years for Pharmac to secure the supply ... More >>

Hundreds of breast cancer cases undetected under lockdown

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 2:40 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Responding to Dr Chris Jackson’s comments to the Epidemic Response Committee today regarding delayed cancer diagnoses during the COVID-19 lockdown, Adele Gautier, research & advocacy manager at Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, said: “During the 6 weeks ... More >>

Kiwi Director Opens Up About Her Journey With Terminal Breast Cancer In New Podcast Series

Friday, 17 April 2020, 3:20 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

“A diagnosis of advanced breast cancer is like a bomb going off. It calls absolutely everything into question.” - Jane Reeves Television producer and director Jane Reeves has teamed up with Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) to release a new podcast ... More >>

Breast Cancer Foundation calls for time off for mammograms

Monday, 3 February 2020, 12:34 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

On World Cancer Day (February 4), Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is calling on Kiwi employers to support female workers’ health by giving them time off for mammograms. BCFNZ chair Justine Smyth has emailed 100 notable organisations and leading employers, ... More >>

“We’re ecstatic”: Foundation responds to new drug funding

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 9:41 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Pharmac’s announcement this morning that it aims to fund Ibrance (palbociclib) for Kiwis with advanced breast cancer (ABC) from April 2020 is wonderful news for patients and for all who have campaigned for the drug over the past few years. More >>

New Zealand, please support tomorrow’s Pink Ribbon appeal

Friday, 11 October 2019, 9:21 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) is asking Kiwis to support its Pink Ribbon appeal tomorrow and Saturday. Collectors will be shaking their pink buckets at around 1500 sites across New Zealand, aiming to raise funds for ground-breaking research into ... More >>

Thriving after breast cancer in MidCentral

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 5:32 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) and Midcentral DHB are partnering to offer Thriving, a new support service that’s an alternative to outpatient clinic follow-up for low-risk early breast cancer patients who’ve completed surgery and radiation therapy. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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