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Want to know more about Casting for Recovery?
Then head to this in-store event at Rod and Reel in Newmarket, Auckland. On Saturday, September 6 at 10:30 am they will be hosting a fundraiser to raise money for the Casting for Recovery programme and to raise awareness about it.
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 treatment faster than ever before.
Health Minister Tony Ryall announced today that a new faster cancer treatment target will be introduced from 1 October.
Storage King St Luke’s in Auckland is shouldering a burden for a national breast cancer charity by providing free storage for thousands of support...
A breast cancer clinical trial conducted in Australia and New Zealand gives hope to younger women with breast cancer who are keen to preserve their fertility during cancer treatment.
The results of the Prevention of Early Menopause Study (POEMS) have recently been presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference in Chicago, USA.
The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Consumer Engagement Team is providing funding to help consumers attend and participate in the Second Australasian Long-Term Conditions Conference: Health - the art of the possible at Waipuna Lodge and Conference Centre, Mt Wellington, Auckland.
The Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition’s (BCAC) Step by Step support pack for those newly diagnosed with breast cancer is bigger and better than ever following an extensive review to enhance the resource.
Better breast cancer treatment and care for all New Zealanders should be on the horizon thanks to the introduction of new national standards for breast cancer care.
An Auckland breast cancer survivor, who recently posted pictures of herself topless online in order to celebrate the gift of life that comes from the decision to have a mastectomy, was just one of the subjects in an exhibition by photographer Lara Boddington which took place in Devonport, Auckland last month.
Ally Armstrong was 47 when she was called up to have a routine mammogram as part of the BreastScreen Aotearoa free screening programme for women aged 45 to 69.
Ally duly went for her mammogram, but was asked to come back for a follow-up mammogram and a biopsy.
16 May 2014
The Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) is delighted Budget 2014 outlines increased funding to further improve cancer services for New Zealanders.
Yesterday’s Budget announced an additional $32.7 million over the next four years for cancer services.