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Scooterists To Test Brass Monkey Theory In Freezing Central North Island Charity Ride This Weekend

Thursday, 18 July 2024, 6:04 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

This year the COLD KAHUNA ride is dedicated to raising funds for Testicular Cancer New Zealand, a charity that raises awareness of the disease and provides support services such as counselling, an information service and welfare grants to those ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Pilot For Men Appears Left Off The Agenda By New Government

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 5:24 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation will continue the fight to save men’s lives after the Budget failed to fund an early detection pilot for prostate cancer. More >>

750 Deaths A Year: Why New Zealand Needs Prostate Screening Programme

Friday, 17 May 2024, 1:32 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The number of New Zealand cases and deaths from prostate cancer is rising. In 2021, the most recent data, 762 men died of prostate cancer, about 50 percent higher than the mid-1990s. And the registered number of prostate cancer cases has nearly doubled ... More >>

Less Dead Men Required

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 3:43 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Over 4000 men are diagnosed with, and about 750 die of prostate cancer every year. The Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand is holding its national conference in Christchurch on Sunday. The conference will call for $6.5 million for early detection ... More >>

Remembering Late Husband, Nurse Implores MPs To Fund Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 10:20 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate cancer widow Kristine Hayward has pleaded with MPs to fund a better approach to detecting prostate cancer and save hundreds of men’s lives each year. More >>

Announcement Of An Additional $1.774 BN, To Address Pharmac’s Deficit Over The Next 4 Years Is A Good First Step

Monday, 29 April 2024, 4:53 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Associate Health Minister David Seymour’s announcement of an additional $1.774 billion, to address Pharmac’s deficit over the next 4 years is a good first step. Although this is Pharmac’s biggest budget ever, significantly more is needed. More >>

Ending Postcode Lottery On PET-CT Scans Bolsters Case For Screening Pilot, Says Prostate Cancer Foundation

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 10:32 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation fully supports Health Minister Shane Reti giving New Zealanders the same access to PET-CT scans no matter where they live, says Danny Bedingfield, the President of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand. “We’d ... More >>

Yes To More Breast Cancer Screening, But What About The Blokes?

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 1:37 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation congratulates the coalition Government on delivering its promised extension of free breast screening, the most common cancer among New Zealand women. The extension will save lives. But Kiwi men are wondering why it’s ... More >>

New Government Must Move Quickly To Save Lives

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 4:38 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Whatever the final shape of the new coalition Government, its health policy needs to address an urgent problem that is taking the lives of 700 men each year – prostate cancer. We need better systems for early detection of the disease, but there is no ... More >>

Qualified Political Support For Early Detection Pilot Of Prostate Cancer

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 11:07 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

“Going into next month’s election, New Zealand First, Tepati Maori and the Green party all support the early detection pilot and other measures proposed by the Prostate Cancer Foundation. ACT and Labour give qualified support. National has committed ... More >>

National Party Statement On Prostate Cancer Welcomed

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 4:33 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

More than 4000 men are diagnosed and over 700 die from prostate cancer every year. That’s more than twice the road toll. Men’s lives matter too. The Prostate Cancer Foundation today welcomed statements by the National Party relating to prostate cancer ... More >>

Foundation Disappointed By National Health Announcement – Nothing Mentioned About NZ's Prostate Cancer Record

Monday, 21 August 2023, 5:43 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

“It’s great to see policies that advocate for more resources being put into cancer treatment. We absolutely applaud and support policy like this that can make a difference to people’s lives. These treatments can be a lifeline for those who ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Petitioner Challenges Political Parties To Front Up And Commit To Less Dead Men

Friday, 28 July 2023, 7:02 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Politicians from most political parties were present at the handover yesterday of a petition of 30,000 + signatures calling for an early detection program for prostate cancer to be implemented. Gerry Brownlee formally presented the petition to Parliament ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Petition Ready To Be Delivered To Parliament

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 5:39 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

A petition calling for a nationwide screening programme for prostate cancer has gathered over 30,000 signatures. The petition, which closed on July 15 and will be handed over to MPs at Parliament at noon on July 27, was instigated by Kristine Hayward, ... More >>

Early-detection Programme For Prostate Cancer Urgently Needed To Save Lives

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 1:20 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

By Danny Bedingfield, President, Prostate Cancer Foundation New Zealand Cancer kills, but early detection of cancer reduces the number who die from it. Whatever the circumstances, there are always better clinical outcomes if the existence of cancer is known earlier. ... More >>

New Horizons In Prostate Cancer Care

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 8:29 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Leading clinicians and cancer researchers will headline this weekend’s Prostate Cancer Foundation national conference in Auckland, with the theme “New Horizons in Prostate Cancer Care”. Each year, more than 4000 men are diagnosed with prostate ... More >>

PCOR-ANZ Report: Improved Pathway To Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Required If Health Outcomes For Kiwi Men Are To Improve

Sunday, 18 December 2022, 8:10 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

While the just released Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry Australia and New Zealand (PCOR-ANZ) Annual Report confirms that early accurate diagnosis saves lives and improves quality of care, it also confirms that men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Aotearoa ... More >>

A Little Prick Could Be The Difference Between Life And Death For Kiwi Men

Friday, 16 December 2022, 4:01 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

As the House winds up for Christmas, the Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ (PCFNZ) welcomes not just the fundraising aspect of the Hansard Auction by ACT Leader David Seymour with the support of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, but the opportunity it affords ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ Announces Fees Free Prost-FIT

Thursday, 25 August 2022, 11:34 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

More New Zealand men living with prostate cancer , at any stage of diagnosis or treatment, will have access to the bespoke exercise programme Prost-FIT as the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand removes class entry fees. The Foundation’s Prost-FIT ... More >>

Today Is GivingTuesday!

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 6:21 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

After the frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday the 30th of November, is quite simply a day that encourages people to do good. GivingTuesday has become a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organisations to ... More >>





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