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Pink Ribbon Bulletins
February 2023

February 2023

Ahead of World Cancer Day, we are calling on Kiwis who have had breast cancer not to "suffer in silence" and to seek help for long-term side effects caused by their treatment. We are launching a new survey to help us get a clearer picture of this poorly understood topic, which we would really appreciate your help with.
Press release
“Don’t suffer in silence”: Charity urges breast cancer survivors to act on long-term effects
03 February 2023

“Don’t suffer in silence”: Charity urges breast cancer survivors to act on long-term effects

Ahead of World Cancer Day (4 February), we're highlighting the issue of long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment, to gain more knowledge in this under-researched field.
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
January 2023

January 2023

Happy New Year and welcome to 2023. We hope the year has got off to a great start. In our latest bulletin we share updates from the last month, including New Zealand's PantoCIN trial, the results from which will hugely benefit breast cancer patients who are on chemotherapy.
Blog
Summer advice from our specialist breast nurses
22 December 2022

Summer advice from our specialist breast nurses

Our team of specialist nurses have pulled together useful tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable summer.
Blog
Recipes for the festive season
21 December 2022

Recipes for the festive season

Need some holiday cooking inspiration? We’ve chosen some recipes for the festive season from Everyday Strength, a cookbook with wellbeing tips for cancer patients by food writer Sam Mannering and author Karen McMIllan, both of whom have had cancer.
News
Women can safely interrupt hormone therapy to have a baby, study finds
16 December 2022

Women can safely interrupt hormone therapy to have a baby, study finds

Long-awaited findings from a study looking at pregnancy and breast cancer medication is bringing reassurance to patients and specialists alike.