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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 …

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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 …