We are thrilled that Lachlan McKenzie (38) has decided to run his first marathon for BCAC. Lachlan’s mum, Julie Bunnell, has advanced breast cancer, and Lachlan is running for BCAC because of the support we give women like her.
Media Release of the Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition and Lung Foundation New Zealand
BCAC and Lung Foundation NZ media release, 3 May...
BCAC and Lung Foundation NZ media release, 30 April 2019
Health advocacy groups and individuals will present strongly worded petitions to Parliament on 7 May demanding proper funding of medicines.
Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition media release, 23 April 2019: PHARMAC has refused funding for Kadcyla, an important drug that has recently had a high media and public profile.
Media release: A powerful group of women will be speaking at the Health Select Committee on 13 and 20 March to describe how traumatic it is for them to know that medicines that would give them longer lives aren’t...
In an exciting breakthrough, a very important protein has been discovered that predicts whether a breast cancer patient is going to respond successfully to endocrine therapy or chemotherapy.
Health Select Committee hearings underway, in response to public march to Parliament
Women with terminal breast cancer will be sharing their heartfelt stories with MPs about the dire struggles they face while they wait and hope for important medicines to be funded.
Metavivors have a tremendous opportunity to tell politicians about your experience with breast cancer and your needs.
Parliament’s Health Select Committee is asking to hear from Metavivors to help the committee consider petitions for the medicines Ibrance and Kadycla and a letter calling for a review of PHARMAC.
The petitions and letter were presented to MPs in the Metavivors march to Parliament in October, and the committee is looking at the requests.