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Most people know October is recognised as Breast Cancer Awareness Month but today, 13th October, is also Metastatic Breast Cancer Day. This day is an opportunity to acknowledge and raise awareness about the hundreds of New Zealanders living with metastatic breast cancer.
COVID-19 has impacted life in so many ways: our family life, our social life, our work life. We’re all limiting our interactions with others to reduce the risk of contracting and spreading the virus.
Now is a great time to give dragon boating a go at the start of the new season.
Following the Government’s announcement in early March 2021 that it would conduct an independent review into PHARMAC, Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) has recently made a submission to the independent panel, chaired by consumer advocate Sue Chetwin.
Do you want to be part of an organisation that truly makes a difference in your community? Sweet Louise is looking for a motivated, committed, compassionate individual to join our team in Auckland as part of the coordinator network.
A number of Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) committee members and supporters were among those who braved the wet weather this week to attend the “Lie Down for Life” event held in the Auckland Domain.
These last few months have been a whirlwind for the Pink Dragons Dragon Boat Team, affectionately known as The Pinkies, who are a group of breast cancer survivors based in Auckland. They compete in that division at dragon boat competitions throughout the season which runs between October and April.
Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) representatives travelled to Wellington recently to meet with Minister of Health, Hon. Andrew Little and Prof. Diana Sarfati, CEO of Te Aho o Te Kahu (Cancer Control Agency) to discuss some of the key issues affecting those with breast cancer.
The Pink Dragons are a team of dynamic breast cancer survivors, based in Auckland and competing in dragon boat regattas.
COVID-19 won't dampen the running spirits! In 2021 the Kirikiriroa Marathon will be run as a virtual event that can be run anytime over the weekend of 13th – 14th March.