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Sex and Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can bring physical and emotional changes affecting your relationship with your body and your sexual health. More than 80% of women with cancer experience sexual side effects from treatment, and these symptoms can be temporary or long-lasting. …

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The C Word Radio

The C Word Radio is a weekly New Zealand podcast about cancery things – including survivorship, menopause, friendships, dying, fertility and grief in an interesting, informative, compassionate and enlightening manner. Host Helen King started the podcast after surviving cancer. The …

12 ways your support helped ovarian cancer in 2021

We are so proud of all the incredible things our amazing donors, fundraisers and supporters have helped us achieve in the past year. Together we are making huge strides to diagnose women earlier, treat them better and improve survival to …

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Ovarian Cancer Appreciation Awards

What makes a good doctor? When it comes to ovarian cancer diagnosis we think it’s someone who really listens, takes symptoms seriously and acts quickly to get a diagnosis. We want to hear from women in NZ with ovarian cancer …

Open letter to Pharmac Review Panel

To the Pharmac Review Panel On behalf of CANGO (The Alliance of Cancer NGOs) we would like to acknowledge our full support of the review of Pharmac – the first independent assessment of Pharmac since its creation over 25 years …

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New Zealand Gynaecological Cancer Month

September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month Every year over 1000 wahine in New Zealand will be diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer. Gynaecological cancers include ovarian, cervical, uterine (also known as womb or endometrial), vulva and vaginal. Over 400 wahine die …

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Seeking Trustee Applications

Volunteer With Us We are looking for two incredible people to join our trustee board. Ovarian cancer is under researched and over deadly. It kills more women every year than the road toll and receives a fraction of the funding. …

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Ovarian Cancer NZ 2021 Research Grant Calls For Applicants

Cure Our Ovarian Cancer NZ is pleased to announce the advertisement of our third research grant. The grant for $25 000 is calling for research proposals investigating a frequently incurable type of ovarian cancer that disproportionately affects young kiwis. Specifically …