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Pre-Budget Warning To The Women Of NZ - “Brace Yourselves For Disappointment”

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 10:07 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Ahead of Budget 2023, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is issuing a stark warning to the women of Aotearoa New Zealand: brace yourselves for disappointment that our Government won’t do more to prevent deaths from breast cancer. In its recently published Breast ... More >>

Breast Cancer Foundation Response To Breast Screening Reviews

Wednesday, 10 May 2023, 5:56 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Ah-Leen Rayner, chief executive of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, says: “It’s not good enough that 10 women in Wellington may have been harmed by a service that is meant to protect them. “We’ve seen action plans before, but little has actually ... More >>

Revealed: Where Our Political Parties Stand On Tackling Breast Cancer

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 11:25 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

All New Zealanders can now see where the country’s political parties stand on tackling breast cancer – the leading cause of death for New Zealand women under 65. Today, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) is launching the new Breast Cancer ... More >>

Coast FM’s Lorna Riley Calls On Kiwis To Host A Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Wednesday, 12 April 2023, 3:13 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Broadcaster and Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) Ambassador Lorna Riley is encouraging New Zealanders to host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast next month to support Kiwis affected by breast cancer. After going through breast cancer for a second time last year, ... More >>

MPs Back Charity’s Plea For Improvements To Breast Screening

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 1:09 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

A cross-party group of MPs has sent a strong message to Government that New Zealand women deserve better access to life-saving mammograms, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ says. The charity has today welcomed the Petitions Committee’s just-released response ... More >>

“Don’t Suffer In Silence”: Charity Urges Breast Cancer Survivors To Act On Long-term Effects

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 1:48 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Kiwi breast cancer survivors are being encouraged to look out and seek help for long-term side effects of treatment, as a charity delves into this under-researched field. Ahead of World Cancer Day, 4 February, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) ... More >>

Widely Available Heartburn Tablet Offers Hope For Kiwi Breast Cancer Patients

Friday, 9 December 2022, 9:06 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Kiwis diagnosed with breast cancer no longer have to suffer from some of chemotherapy’s most debilitating side effects, now that results from a New Zealand clinical trial show a low-cost medicine used for heartburn can prevent them. Palmerston North-based ... More >>

Get Into Your Pink Stride – Pink Ribbon Walk Hits Auckland Next Week

Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 10:23 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is calling on Aucklanders to “walk for the ones you love” at the city’s pinkest fundraising walk next week. The Pink Ribbon Walk is taking place at the Auckland Domain on 6 November and tickets can still be purchased ... More >>

Support For Reti’s Breast Screening Bill – “our Older Women’s Lives Are Worth Saving”

Wednesday, 19 October 2022, 12:37 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Following years of campaigning for the breast screening age to be raised to 74, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) is welcoming Dr Shane Reti’s Private Member’s Bill proposing to amend the Pae Ora (Health Futures) Act to include breast screening ... More >>

Experts Adopt New Guidelines To Improve Treatment For Kiwis With Advanced Breast Cancer

Thursday, 13 October 2022, 5:00 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

A new set of clinical guidelines for the treatment of advanced breast cancer (ABC) has launched today, Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (13 October). The 2nd New Zealand Consensus Guidelines for Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC-NZ2) were developed ... More >>

Free Breast Screening For More NZ Women Will Categorically Save Lives

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 1:48 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Aotearoa New Zealand has the chance to save the lives of women aged 70 to 74 by including them in the free national screening programme breast cancer, Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand (BCFNZ) says. But politicians must act. BCFNZ chair Justine ... More >>

10 Ways Kiwis Can Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 10:25 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) is inviting New Zealanders to get amongst the many initiatives taking place this October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From pink socks on the rugby fields to the Pink Ribbon Street Appeal, pinked out ... More >>

Pink Ribbon Breakfast Extended To Mid-June, More Kiwis Urged To Take Part

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 5:36 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Pink Ribbon Breakfast, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s largest annual fundraising campaign which takes place every May, has been extended to 17 June, due to a lack of registrations. Chief executive Ah-Leen Rayner says that a third fewer Pink Ribbon ... More >>

“The Future Of Breast Screening Is On A Knife-edge”, MPs Hear At Pink Ribbon Breakfast In Parliament Today

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 9:35 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

More than 100 people attended a Pink Ribbon Breakfast in Parliament’s Grand Hall this morning, where Breast Cancer Foundation NZ made a plea to Government, one week before the Budget, to save the future of breast screening in New Zealand. MPs, women ... More >>

Cancer Control Agency's Latest Report Is A Missed Opportunity

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 5:48 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Responding to the Cancer Control Agency’s latest report on the funding of cancer drugs in Aotearoa, Ah-Leen Rayner, chief executive of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, said: “This is a timely report, given we are awaiting the overdue findings of the ... More >>

Annabelle White Invites Kiwis To Host A Pink Ribbon Breakfast This May

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 6:05 pm | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Much-loved food personality Annabelle White is encouraging people to host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast to support Kiwi women affected by breast cancer. Pink Ribbon Breakfast is Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s largest annual fundraising campaign. Each May, ... More >>

Breast Cancer Diagnoses Are Not “keeping Pace With What We’ve Seen In The Past”

Tuesday, 29 March 2022, 11:14 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Contrary to the Prime Minister’s claims that cancer diagnoses appear to be “keeping pace with what we’ve seen in the past”, the breast screening backlog is putting the lives of New Zealand women at risk, argues Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. In an ... More >>

New Charity-funded Breast Cancer Nurse Making A Difference In Canterbury

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 10:27 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

A new nurse, funded by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ), is playing a huge role in helping women in Canterbury to recover from a breast cancer diagnosis. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2203/dada36229ea6a9b6d1b5.jpeg" ... More >>

Breast Cancer Survival Laid Bare In New Report: Māori, Pasifika And Younger Women Most At Risk

Friday, 4 February 2022, 8:48 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast cancer remains deadlier for Māori, Pasifika, and younger women despite significant improvements in overall survival rates, according to a new report published on World Cancer Day (4 February) by Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. In its first ever report ... More >>

10,600 New Zealanders Call For Urgent Action On Breast Screening: “More Lives Will Be Lost”

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 10:32 am | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ has today delivered a petition signed by 10,600 people calling for the Government to make sure women can access life-saving mammograms by clearing the Covid backlog and extending the free screening age to 74 as soon as ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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