Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
Breast Cancer Foundation NZ

Breast cancer touches the whole family

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Checked your breasts lately?

We'll show you how. Checking your breasts is easy as TLC. 'Know your normal', so you can find any changes in your breasts as soon as they appear.

  1. Touch
    Touch both breasts. You’re feeling for any lumps or thickening of the tissue, even up into the armpits.
  2. Touch
    Look in front of a mirror. Can you see any physical changes to the breast shape, skin or nipples?
  3. Touch
    Check any breast changes with your doctor. Even if you’ve had a mammogram recently.

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Latest updates

Our latest events, press releases and blog posts

Blog
17 October 2018

October is...

October is international breast cancer awareness month. A stark reminder that breast cancer is still the most common cancer in women worldwide...
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Blog
24 September 2018

What do I need to know about the genetic risk of breast cancer?

Inherited risk accounts for around 10% of all diagnosed breast cancers. If you do find that you’re at a higher risk of breast cancer you can take precautionary actions which are likely to prevent breast cancer from developing.
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Press Release
16 October 2018

Lack of funding “height of cruelty” – Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s chief executive Evangelia Henderson describes the lack of funding for drugs that extend the lives of advanced breast cancer patients as heartless and cruel. “Why do people have to set up a Givealittle page, or worse, sell their house, to access these drugs?” says Mrs Henderson. Her comments come on the day two petitions are presented on the steps of Parliament, demanding funding for palbociclib (Ibrance) and Kadcyla.
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Event
27 October 2018

Pink Star Walk Auckland

The Pink Star Walk events celebrate survivors, remember those that we have lost, raise awareness and much needed funds to
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Event
27 October 2018

Karikari Peninsula Community Hall Pink Ribbon Breakfast

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Event
28 October 2018

ASB Auckland Marathon

Join Team Pink Ribbon and help support Breast Cancer Foundation NZ at the Auckland Marathon on Sunday the
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