Lung Foundation NZ is an independent non-government organisation dedicated to promoting healthy lungs and early detection of lung disease (including lung cancer, NZ’s biggest cancer killer).
The Foundation advocates on a range of issues, including access to more effective funded treatments, an increase in research funding and a commitment to making Aotearoa a Smokefree nation by 2025.
The organisation forms part of a global movement committed to all aspects of lung health and it will collaborate with organisations that share similar objectives.
A new approach, informed by equity needed for lung cancer
Dr Chris Atkinson, Lung Foundation NZ, Medical Director & Associate Professor of Oncology A new approach, informed by equity, a must to improve outcomes for lung cancer – NZ biggest cancer killer. Watch our video here
New Zealanders are dying – so why the delay on KEYTRUDA?
Monday 19th November 2018 – Following a historic decision by Australia to fund untreated lung cancer patients, Lung Foundation New Zealand says it is extremely disappointed that Pharmac has made no decision on KEYTRUDA two years after making a funding…
Still living thanks to Keytruda, Lung Cancer patient, Baden Ngan Kee
Listen to our interview with lung cancer patient Baden Ngan Kee. http://lungfoundation.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/lung_foundation_audio.mp3