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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.
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.
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.
The global pandemic caused massive disruptions to people all around the world as we all worked hard to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) in partnership with Sweet Louise, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ and Metavivors NZ has launched the Gifts to the Future, He Koha ā Mua Legacy Project to enable a number of New Zealanders with...
2020 has certainly been a year like no other and so was BCAC’s 15th Annual General Meeting – our first to be conducted online as a virtual event. Clearly everyone’s ‘Zooming’ skills have become well-honed and we had a great turnout.
Media Release 28 October 2020
Research has shown that certain lifestyle factors and health behaviours can have a positive impact upon quality of life, chronic disease risk factors and other health related areas, for women after cancer.
A team of leading Australian and New Zealand health researchers is undertaking a study to pilot a positive lifestyle intervention in New Zealand women. This aims to improve health and wellness in younger women after treatment for cancer.