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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 >>

Great New Event For Central Otago - Pedal4Prostate Coming To Highlands In 2022

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 7:13 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

We all need some good news about now and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand (PCFNZ) has delivered by announcing today the inaugural running of The Highlands Pedal4Prostate at the world class Highlands motor racing circuit in Central Otago. ... More >>

5,000 Kiwi Men Likely To Miss Out On Prostate Cancer Support As Pandemic Delivers A Financial Punch

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 8:29 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand (PCFNZ) CEO Peter Dickens was really hoping 2021 would be the year. After Covid-19 lockdowns disrupted the charity’s annual fundraising effort in 2020, he felt confident that 2021 would see Blue September ... More >>

Inequities In Prostate Cancer Testing Allow Too Many Men To Die, Say Experts

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 1:18 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

We need to screen, or prostate cancer won’t be seen. That’s the message from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand (PCFNZ), which has done a deep dive into new research that shows how effective a screening programme could be. For its ... More >>

Improved Screening For Women's Cancers: Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ Reacts

Friday, 14 May 2021, 10:30 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ has reacted positively to the new initiatives announced by the government to improve screening of women in Aotearoa for cervical and breast cancers. However, the charity believes that the initiatives do highlight ... More >>

Health Sector Reforms: A Solution To The Postcode Lottery?

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 10:24 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The President of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand, Mark von Dadelszen, has welcomed the intent of the Government’s health sector reforms as announced by Health Minister Andrew Little and said he hopes it brings an end to the delays, ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Screening - It's Time To Re-Think The Current Inconsistent 'Opportunistic' Approach

Friday, 9 October 2020, 4:08 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal on 9 October 2020 clearly points to the need to reconsider the current inconsistent approach to prostate cancer screening for Kiwi men.[i] Prostate cancer is the leading cancer diagnosed in New ... More >>

The Call Is Out For Bikers In Blue

Friday, 2 October 2020, 11:05 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ and Indian Motorcycle are calling on bikers across the country to once again ride in solidarity, in the annual Bikers in Blue, Sunday 22 November, a show of support for the thousands of Kiwis affected by prostate cancer. ... More >>

Pedal4Prostate: We All Have A Reason To Ride

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 12:47 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

If you haven’t been personally affected by prostate cancer you’re bound to know someone who has, so it’s time to saddle up and put your pedal to the metal for the fun and adrenalin-filled Pedal4Prostate, Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Sunday ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenges Kiwis To Make This The Biggest Blue September Yet!

Monday, 31 August 2020, 12:22 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

It has never been more imperative for Kiwis to 'go blue' this Blue September to join the fight and raise funds for the special men in our lives - our mates, father, brothers, uncles and grandfathers. Blue September is Prostate Cancer Foundation New ... More >>

Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis: a New Zealand perspective

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 9:55 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

A recent study published in Australia claimed that 42% of prostate cancers diagnosed between 1982 and 2012 were actually "over diagnosed" and did not need to be treated. However, this does not reflect the current reality for men facing a prostate ... More >>

Alarming inequality endangering lives of Kiwi men

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 11:48 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

The odds stacked against Kiwi men are increasing as the gap in testing, funding and treatment between men and women’s healthcare continues to widen, causing widespread concern amongst prostate cancer experts. The most recent available Ministry of Health ... More >>

Cyclists raise $135K+ to support Prostate Cancer research

Friday, 12 October 2018, 9:49 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Cyclists raise over $135K to support Prostate Cancer research In only its second year, cycling charity event Pedal4Prostate has raised over $135K to help fund vital prostate cancer research. Close to 200 cyclists made their way out to Hampton Downs ... More >>

Men Facing “Russian Roulette” with Prostate Cancer Checks

Friday, 31 August 2018, 6:21 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

1 September 2018 Urgent calls for consistency amongst GPs as attitudes and vigilance fluctuate o Countless tales of men with limited options due to inconsistent approach to testing o Kiwi prostate cancer survivors reveal 61% showed no symptoms at the ... More >>

Sporting legends on their bikes to support Prostate Cancer

Monday, 16 July 2018, 5:04 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

All Black legend Buck Shelford, former Silver Fern Jenny-May Clarkson and cycling great Jack Swart are jumping on their bikes for an endurance cycling race to raise awareness of prostate cancer. More >>

Thank you Sir Peter: Prostate Cancer Foundation

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:29 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

After many years of reminding blokes to ‘get checked’ and raising awareness of the number one cancer in Kiwi men, Sir Peter Leitch is stepping down as Patron of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. More >>

Conference to Look at Inconsistent Diagnosis and Treatment

Monday, 16 April 2018, 3:43 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ (PCFNZ) is calling for a more streamlined approach to deal with inconsistencies and disparities around the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer nationwide. More >>

Farmers Goes Blue to Break Fundraising Record

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:43 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

FARMERS GOES BLUE TO BREAK FUNDRAISING RECORD Blue September initiatives raise vital funds and drive awareness. More >>

Prostate Cancer’s Terrifying Toll on Kiwi Men Revealed

Friday, 1 September 2017, 8:53 am | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate cancer is having an alarming impact on the male population as figures released today by the Prostate Cancer Foundation reveal the extent, stealth and genetic link behind the nation’s most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst men. More >>

Time for Decisive Action on Prostate Cancer

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 1:56 pm | Prostate Cancer Foundation

Time for Decisive Action on Prostate Cancer: Response to Labour Announcement on Cancer Care Every year 3,000 men in this country are diagnosed with prostate cancer and 600 die – more men are diagnosed with prostate cancer than women diagnosed with ... More >>