Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
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Press release
Exciting news: The work has started on free screening for 70-74
15 February 2024

Exciting news: The work has started on free screening for 70-74

Today, we are celebrating a big win to ensure more breast cancer is detected early – the work has finally started on our eight year long campaign to extend free breast screening for Kiwi women aged 70-74.
Press release
New drug is good news but Pharmac refuses to reconsider eligibility
14 February 2024

New drug is good news but Pharmac refuses to reconsider eligibility

Pharmac will fund ribociclib for Kiwis with hormone-positive advanced breast cancer, but the drug-buying agency has refused our recommendation to allow patients to switch drugs if they have severe side-effects.
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
February 2024

February 2024

Our important message this World Cancer Day
Blog
Our message this World Cancer Day: "Know your normal"
02 February 2024

Our message this World Cancer Day: "Know your normal"

“Know your normal” is one of the key messages we share here at Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, and this World Cancer Day (4 February) we want to remind Kiwis why this is so important.
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
January 2024

January 2024

Happy New Year and welcome to 2024! Read the January edition of the Bulletin for an update on international clinical trial Neo-N, an invitation to try out dragon boating, summer advice from our nursing team as well an update on our Pink Campervan
Blog
Promising international trial could add more treatment options for triple negative breast cancer
20 December 2023

Promising international trial could add more treatment options for triple negative breast cancer

Results from the international clinical trial Neo-N may increase the number of treatment options available for people with early-stage triple negative breast cancer