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News & updates

Our latest news, press releases, blog posts, Pink Ribbon Bulletins & Pink Ribbon Press.

Pink Ribbon Bulletins
March 2022

March 2022

We’ve asked the Government for $15m to clear the mammogram backlog, welcomed our new breast oncology nurse in Christchurch, and will be hosting our first webinar of 2022 next week.
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February 2022

February 2022

Our latest report reveals how well NZ is doing in tackling breast cancer, we announce this year's recipients of our two Research Fellowships and update you on our Missing Women campaign.
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December 2021

December 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ donates $100,000 for breast cancer vaccine, Auckland DJ auctions art for a cause, a tribute to Wiki Mulholland, plus messages of thanks to those who have supported us over the past few months.
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September 2021

September 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ answers your vaccine questions, awards $200,000 to scientists at the University of Otago for cancer research, and shares the stories of women your generosity has helped.
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August 2021

August 2021

The Pink Caravan is back on the road for the spring and summer tour, tickets are on sale for the Pink Ribbon Walks, plus sleep tips, a new exercise programme for breast cancer patients, and info about Covid vaccines and mammograms.
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June 2021

June 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ introduces new Chief Executive, invests in clinical research, makes a visit to Fieldays, and shares stories of breast reconstruction.
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March 2021

March 2021

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ funds new breast service for Auckland women, new research looks into young women's breast cancer, plus our blog on 'going flat' after breast cancer.
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January 2021

January 2021

Breast cancer research gets $700,000 boost, the National Register reaches full coverage in New Zealand, plus the launch of our SBS Pink Ribbon Visa!
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December 2020

December 2020

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ wishes you a Meri Kirihimete, information about our nursing hours and find your community on mybc.
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August 2020

August 2020

BCFNZ advocates for free GP visits, reporting on the National Register begins, plus how to build resilience with breast cancer.
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June 2020

June 2020

BCFNZ calls for early access programme for cancer drugs, the Pink Caravan goes back on the road, plus Pink Ribbon Breakfast is back!
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April 2020

April 2020

BCFNZ support continues over lockdown, we welcome a new nurse on staff, plus the results of our Summer Studentship research scholarship.
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February 2020

February 2020

BCFNZ announces $600,000 research grant, advocating for free GP visits, plus the Pink Caravan starts its South Island tour.
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December 2019

December 2019

What BCFNZ achieved in 2019, plus the year's highlights from the BCFNZ team.
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October 2019

October 2019

BCFNZ launches VR pilot trial, why men should be breast aware, Pink Star Walk continues, plus shop for good this October.
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July 2019

July 2019

2019 research grants announced, return of Pink Star Walk and upcoming events, plus are Kiwi cancer patients getting a good deal?
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May 2019

May 2019

The fight goes on for ABC patients, May welcomes Pink Ribbon Breakfast Month, patients to receive more support than ever before, plus breast cancer and the immune system.
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February 2019

February 2019

Our innovative breast cancer research, Vitamin C and Cancer webinar, plus Dr Fatima Cardoso says "We're giving up too soon".
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December 2018

December 2018

World expert to advise on Kiwi ABC guidelines, cards make life easier for breast cancer patients, Pink Caravan visits hundreds of Kiwis, plus how to do YOU this festive season.
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September 2018

September 2018

Clinical trial tackles crippling chemo vomiting and nausea, Kiwis with advanced breast cancer dying earlier than in other countries, plus October is breast cancer awareness month.
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July 2018

July 2018

Life extending drug for patients who've been missing out, personalised medicine could be the future of breast cancer treatment, Cathy shares her inspirational story, plus Shavaughn Ruakere is our dancing queen.
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May 2018

May 2018

Rave reviews for new biopsy chair, immunotherapy and it's exciting role in breast cancer treatment, tomosynthesis in PN, plus mybc reaches 1000 members!
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January 2018

January 2018

#WorldCancerDay, is there a place for self-hypnosis in breast cancer treatment?, plus infusions, tablets or oranges: when it comes to cancer, what's vital about vitamin C?
Pink Ribbon Bulletins
November 2017

November 2017

Christmas carols do cancer patients a world of good, Farmers' raises an amazing $313,962 for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, plus could Tai Chi help manage breast cancer treatment side effects?