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Blog
11 July 2019

Why is New Zealand so far behind the rest of the world when it comes to publicly funded access to medicine?

We spend 55% less than the OECD average on medicine and rank last of 20 OECD countries for market access to modern medicines. Pharmac prides itself on its negotiation skills and cost-effectiveness - but where is this leaving Kiwi cancer patients?
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Blog
4 July 2019

What about breast density?

Breast density is a bit of hot topic in breast cancer conversation. You may have recently heard that in the USA it’s now mandatory to notify women about their breast density when they receive their mammogram result. But, what does density have to do with your risk of breast cancer and how do you know if you have dense breasts in the first place?
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Press Release
27 June 2019

Breast cancer chemo clinical trial now recruiting in five centres

​A clinical trial that’s now recruiting patients in Waikato, Tauranga, Rotorua, Palmerston North and Wellington will test the ability of a cheap, widely available drug to prevent two of chemotherapy’s most unpleasant side-effects.
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Event
21 July 2019

Pink Clay Shoot

An opportunity for everyone to try shooting clays, plus training provided for a set fee of $10 proceeds to
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Event
9 August 2019

What to expect after breast cancer

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ in collaboration with BreastSurgANZ What are my surgery/reconstruction choices? Do I
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Event
21 September 2019

Splash of Pink Black Tie Gala Dinner

Come join us for a night of glitz and glamour PLUS Entertainment from New Zealand’s favourite female vocalists -
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