BCAC News

Merthyr Ruxton Exhibition to benefit BCAC

Artist Penny Kember, who paints under the name Merthyr Ruxton, will open a new exhibition this week at the Railway St Studios in Newmarket, Auckland.

Following her own diagnosis and recovery from breast cancer some years ago Penny has generously agreed to donate a portion of the sales proceeds to the Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC).

We need your voice!

BCAC will meet the new Minister of Health, Jonathan Coleman, in March 2015 to highlight issues and concerns in the breast cancer community and we need your input to help identify the key priorities

Storage King continues to support BCAC

Following a successful campaign last year, Storage King throughout New Zealand is again supporting the Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) this October.

Living with metastatic breast cancer

Beyond the pink ribbons, the TV advertisements encouraging early detection and the fundraising events to raise money for breast cancer are those, both women and men, who a

BRCA gene patent unlikely to affect NZ patients

A recent Australian court ruling allowing US biotech company Myriad Genetics to continue to own the patent over the BRCA1 gene is not expected to have a significant impact on patients or research h

Cancer treatment to be sped up even further

BCAC welcomes today’s announcement from the Ministry of Health that if your doctor suspects you have cancer, a new national health target will ensure you see a cancer specialist and receive treatme

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