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29 Sep 2017

13 ways to get involved this October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is almost here and there's a lot on! We've put together a guide to help you make the most difference, this October.
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21 Sep 2017

Pink Ribbon Breakfast raises most money ever

Over 3,600 people hosted Pink Ribbon Breakfast events in May, raising an amazing $1.8 million.
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21 Sep 2017

Pink Star Walk is back!

Grab some friends, dig out your wackiest outfit and take part in New Zealand’s pinkest night walk in Auckland (October 7), Christchurch (October 28) and Wellington (November 11).
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21 Sep 2017

El Camino trekkers walk the talk for fundraising

In May, 18 women and two men walked more than 100km from Sarria to Santiago, Spain, raising over $90,000 for BCFNZ.
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21 Sep 2017

BCFNZ Research Round-Up: Hope for the future

Better together: how you’re helping us fund better, faster (and maybe even cheaper) breast cancer research.
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21 Sep 2017

Pink Caravan's regional focus

This year, our focus with the Pink Caravan is to work more intensively with regions in an effort to increase the screening uptake and general breast health knowledge across the country.
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21 Sep 2017

Webinars hit all the right notes

​How do you ‘reignite the passion’ after diagnosis and treatment?
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21 Sep 2017

Our breast health educator spreads the word far and wide

From a roomful of 1,300 health professionals to a whispered conversation with a single, scared woman, our national breast health educator has been busy raising awareness of breast cancer amongst Kiwis.
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21 Sep 2017

Meet Blake - Vivian and Clinton's wee man

You might recognise Vivian Gubb and her husband Clint (left), from our February 2016 appeal. Touched by Vivian’s story of being diagnosed after just one year of marriage, you gave generously.
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21 Sep 2017

New nurse educator a wise addition

Vivienne Maidens has joined Breast Cancer Foundation NZ as a breast nurse educator, bringing with her a wealth of international experience. Patients who phone our hotline or have joined our on-line patient community “mybc” are already benefitting from Vivienne’s broad knowledge and deep compassion.
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21 Sep 2017

Innovative pilot helps breast cancer patients keep their hair

​Hair loss during chemotherapy can be devastating for breast cancer patients, adding trauma during an already stressful time. But, thanks to your generous donations, many breast cancer patients will emerge from chemotherapy with little or no hair loss over the next few months.
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19 Sep 2017

Be a STAR and walk for Breast Cancer

Pink Star Walkers are getting ready to line the streets pink for breast cancer at the 2017 Breast Cancer Foundation NZ Pink Star Walks in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
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