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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 …

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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 …