Programmes in your area

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    MidCentral

    In MidCentral your donations help fund:

    • A research grant to medical oncologists Richard Isaacs and Navin Wewala from Palmerston North Hopsital for the PantoCIN trial. The trial tests the availability of a cheap, widely available drug to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy.
    • Bio-impedence machines for Palmerston North Hospital to assist in the early detection of lymphoedema.
    • A breast tomosynthesis machine - a type of 3D mammography - in Palmerston North to help improve early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.
    • Thriving, a support service that’s an alternative to outpatient clinic follow-up for low-risk early breast cancer patients.
    • Free individual or family counselling sessions for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with breast cancer.
    • PINC individual physio sessions to assist with recovery after surgery – up to four free sessions (eligibility criteria apply) in Kapiti and Palmerson North.
    • Regular web-based seminars for breast cancer patients who can attend via computer, tablet or phone from anywhere in the MidCentral district. They can question members of the panel during the webinar, giving them access to expert advice they otherwise might not get.
    • An online community, mybc, that links patients and their families no matter where they are in New Zealand, and offers support, advice and encouragement.

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