Webinars • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ

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Live interactive webinars on topics of interest to breast cancer patients, survivors and their families.

Each panellist addresses the given topic and then the floor is opened up for a Q&A session. Participants can beam in from the comfort of their own home to the presentations and can ask questions.

Upcoming Webinars

10 December 2019

Managing chemo and radiation side effects

Breast cancer treatment affects everyone in different ways, and people can experience anything from few to more severe side effects. Our webinar will discuss strategies on how to manage side effects, to help boost your quality of life during treatment.

Past Webinars

29 October 2019

Newly diagnosed? What you need to know

There's a lot to figure out after a diagnosis of breast cancer and patients can often feel a bit lost between diagnosis and surgery. You may ask, where to from here? What are my treatment options? How do I manage information overload? Do I tell people?

We discuss what the next steps after a diagnosis are, and what you can expect on your breast cancer journey.
30 July 2019

A tale of two reconstructions

We speak to twin sisters Vivian and Erica who have two very different stories to tell about their breast reconstruction surgery.
06 May 2019

Learning to love Tamoxifen and AIs

Our most popular webinar ever is back! 🎉🎉
09 April 2019

Life with Lymphoedema

Living with lymphoedema can be difficult and it’s important to know how to manage your symptoms.
14 February 2019

Vitamin C in cancer

We talk about the role vitamin C plays in our body and how this changes with cancer.
06 December 2018

Coping with Christmas

Feeling worried already about Christmas and the added pressures the festive season can bring?
18 October 2018

What do I need to know about mammograms?

With October being breast cancer awareness month we are encouraging Kiwis to go and get a mammogram.
21 August 2018

Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer

Does breast cancer run in your family, or do you want to find out more about genetic risk?
11 July 2018

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation and Recovery

This webinar will focus on breast cancer surgery and recovery.
22 May 2018

Young Women and Breast Cancer

Are you under 40 and dealing with breast cancer?
19 May 2018

Palbociclib (Ibrance) for metastatic ER+ breast cancer - NZ update

Palbociclib (brand name Ibrance) is a new medicine for advanced ER+ breast cancer.
10 April 2018

Fatigue after (and during) breast cancer

Feeling tired is a common side effect of breast cancer treatment.
20 February 2018

Living Life after Breast Cancer

Moving forward after breast cancer can be difficult and you may have trouble readjusting.
06 December 2017

Fear of recurrence

Living life to the fullest can feel hard when you can't shake the underlying fear that your breast cancer may return.
31 October 2017

Sex after breast cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can impact sexual health, relationships and body image.
01 August 2017

Latest Breast Cancer Research

Research is one of the keys to better breast cancer treatments and survival.
05 July 2017

Thinking about breast reconstruction?

This webinar was a live streaming of a breast reconstruction awareness event at the Wharewaka Function Centre in Wellington.
20 June 2017

Fertility after breast cancer

Breast cancer treatments can affect your fertility, which can be devastating if you haven't completed your family.
01 March 2017

Living a normal(ish) life with Advanced Breast Cancer

An advanced breast cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing event.

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