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Ovarian Cancer Petition

A Dunedin woman with ovarian cancer is calling on legislators and decision-makers to start taking the disease more seriously. Jane Ludemann was diagnosed with low-grade serous carcinoma in 2017, and doctors gave her a life-expectancy of 5-15 years, based on …

Time the government listened to the facts of ovarian cancer

It’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness month in February, and women with the disease are sick of dying while they wait for their voices to be heard. In New Zealand, ovarian cancer kills more women every year than melanoma or the national …

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A call for action

Sign our parliament petition https://bit.ly/signtosavelives Ovarian Cancer Women need your help This Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Cure Our Ovarian Cancer has joined forces with New Zealand advocacy groups: New Zealand Ovarian Cancer Awareness, Talk Peach Gynaecological Cancer Foundation and the …

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Coping with cancer at Christmas

It’s November and already that time of year again when the Christmas adverts appear on TV and the shops are well and truly stocking up for Christmas. I’m sure we all mostly take it for granted that Christmas will keep …

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Advanced ovarian cancer survival rates not improving

The five-year survival rates for Christchurch women with advanced ovarian cancer haven’t improved in 10 years, according to a study comparing women diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer between 2000-2001 and 2010-2012. Other developed countries like Australia, USA Denmark and Norway …