Women with breast cancer eligible for free ‘flu vaccination

If you have breast cancer you are eligible for a free influenza vaccination and now is the best time to be immunised before the winter ‘flu season arrives.

The annual immunisation is recommended for people with ongoing medical conditions, who are at a higher risk of developing serious complications from influenza, such as pneumonia.

Valuable experience gained at young adult oncology conference

Attending the Inaugural International Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Congress in Sydney late last year was a fascinating and valuable experience for BCAC committee member, Greer Davis.

The congress was titled “Crossing Boundaries and bringing it all together” and really focused on the complex nature of treating and supporting young people with cancer.

BCAC supports World Cancer Day

The Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) is supporting World Cancer Day today (February 4) and its focus on what each of us can to do help reduce the global burden of cancer.

Storage King turns pink for BCAC this October

Storage King NZ is turning pink this month to help support the Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) and the thousands of New Zealand women diagnosed with breast cancer each year.