News & press releases • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ


10 May 2018

Bump or lump? Be breast aware this sport season

Bumps and bruises are part of the game, but beware: your injury could be hiding something more serious.
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09 May 2018

South Auckland patients & staff delighted with new breast biopsy chair

A new $18,000 chair that helps correctly position women of all shapes and sizes during breast biopsies is receiving rave reviews.
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04 May 2018

Immunotherapy’s exciting role in Breast Cancer

Our immune system plays an important role in how our body deals with cancer. Hopefully, this can be manipulated for the future treatment and prevention of breast cancer.
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24 Apr 2018

“Get involved for a great cause!” Nadia encourages Kiwis to sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast

“Get involved for a great cause!” Nadia encourages Kiwis to sign up for Pink Ribbon Breakfast this May.
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06 Apr 2018

New fellowships seek to shed more light on breast cancer risk and new medicines

A young researcher at the University of Auckland, Dr Barbara Lipert, hopes to learn why breast cancers develop resistance to a new drug, while in Otago, Dr Vanessa Lattimore is using cutting-edge genetic information to clarify the risk of breast cancer faced by Kiwi families.
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08 Feb 2018

Hypnotism a hit at Public Education Day

At the end of last year, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ hosted a free public education day themed ‘From Research to Reality’.
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04 Feb 2018

World Cancer Day: unfortunate words - or silence - add pain to breast cancer diagnosis

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) has released a video featuring funny ladies Urzila Carlson and Jackie Clarke acting out an awkward conversation between a newly-diagnosed breast cancer patient and her friend.
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08 Dec 2017

New study vindicates controversial “12 months Herceptin” for breast cancer

A new study released overnight has finally settled the question of whether Kiwis with HER2-positive (HER2+) breast cancer should receive nine weeks or 12 months of the drug Herceptin.
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30 Nov 2017

Breast Cancer Foundation garden a must-see

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is the official charity of the NZ Flower & Garden Show - on this weekend! Pop in and be inspired.
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20 Nov 2017

Help out at the NZ House & Garden Tours 2018

Volunteer spots are open for next year's highly anticipated NZ House & Garden Tours - get in quick!
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20 Nov 2017

An appealing effort

Thank you to all those who played a part in the Pink Ribbon Street Appeal this year.
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20 Nov 2017

Nation painted pink

Thank you for helping us make the Pink Star Walk 2017 a great success.
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