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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 …

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Palliative Care

Part one of our two part series on living with dying These conversations can be difficult to start. Palliative care, end of life, death are words that don’t form part of our day to day vernacular. But they are realities …

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Help stop women from dying

Ovarian cancer sufferer calls for more funding to treat disease “The Government’s pre-budget promise of a multi-million dollar injection into breast and cervical cancer screening has prompted calls for more funding to treat more cancers. Ovarian cancer is the fifth …

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NZ World Ovarian Cancer Day Campaign

On May 8th we use World Ovarian Cancer Day as an opportunity to raise awareness of ovarian cancer – in particular ovarian cancer in younger women, and our global research. This year’s campaign involved 35 women, over 350 billboards (including …

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New Normal Same Cancer

During the pandemic, some of us in New Zealand may have felt uneasy about visiting our medical centres or GP’s. In fact, the psychosocial effects of COVID-19 have been a significant factor in declining numbers of cancer tests as the …

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Dear MPs it’s time for the silence to end

In February 2021, for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we once again wrote to New Zealand MPs to draw their attention to the appalling state of affairs for women with ovarian cancer. You can read our letter below. 01/02/21 Dear Member …