Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
Breast Cancer Foundation NZ


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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.
  • Today 9 women

    will be diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • This year 600+

    will most likely die.
  • Yet 30%

    of eligible women aren't enrolled in free screening.
  • And 37%

    of young women check their breasts just once a year or less.

Help us change these figures by donating

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Latest updates

Our latest events, press releases and blog posts

10 November 2018

Pink Star Walk Christchurch

The Pink Star Walk events celebrate survivors, remember those that we have lost, raise awareness and much needed funds
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3 November 2018

Pink Star Walk Wellington

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

ASB Auckland Marathon

Join Team Pink Ribbon and help support Breast Cancer Foundation NZ at the Auckland Marathon on Sunday the 28th October
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17 August 2018

​How does a clinical trial benefit me?

Every licensed drug in the world has been through a clinical trial - from ibuprofen to morphine. But why do drugs need to go through such a stringent testing process and what benefit does a clinical trial have for a breast cancer patient?
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27 July 2018

Pink Ribbon Trek Team '18: Great Wall of China

In May, 26 women and one man took on the iconic Great Wall of China, raising over $150,000 for BCFNZ. Blisters, sore bodies and fluctuating emotions were part of the journey. This is their story.
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Press Release
25 July 2018

New Breast Cancer Projects Announced $720,489 in Funding Released to Support Innovative Research

• Preventing metastasis through vaccine: to prevent recurrence of HER2+ breast cancer • Assessing a Triple Negative biomarker and its inhibition: to improve survival • Developing and testing an Inhibitor: to prevent metastasis in Triple Negative breast cancer • Defining the utility of a protein in a cohort: as an independent prognostic indicator for aggressive disease
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