November, 2017

Courageous Lung Cancer Patients

It was great to see three special leaders come together at the John West 12k Traverse held at the Auckland Marathon; lung cancer patient advocates; Baden Ngan Kee, Christine Roberts-Whitcombe and Jason Guttenbeil. Lung Foundation NZ is sincerely grateful to have their courageous leadership and support (and that of their families and friends). By working […]

Today we observe World Pneumonia Day.

Today, 12th November 2017, we observe World Pneumonia Day. Pneumococcal Pneumonia is more common and more serious in older adults. The enclosed infographic highlights important facts about pneumococcal pneumonia. Talk to your doctor about ways to minimise your risk. Become a lung health champion by sharing this poster with those you care about. NZ Lung […]

Fantastic Fundraising by Family and Mum with Lung Cancer

We are sincerely grateful to lung cancer patient, Christine Roberts-Whitcombe and her family; husband Brent, children; Ella and Jack, for their tremendous leadership and support with fundraising to increase the awareness of lung cancer and for their advocacy to highlight the inequalities that exist for lung cancer patients and their families. The Whitcombe family established […]

Lung Cancer Patient, Baden Ngan Kee Raises $17,000!

Huge thanks to Baden Ngan Kee, his family and friends and colleagues in the FMCG Industry for this tremendous support! For the past four months John West has called on the FMCG industry to support Baden Ngan Kee, a well-respected executive who has been diagnosed with lung cancer, by donating funds to the Lung Foundation […]

November is Lung Health Month AND Lung Cancer Awareness month

Lung Foundation New Zealand observes lung health month and lung cancer awareness month during November. We thought we would begin by sharing some lung facts that remind us how important our/your lungs are; Lungs are the only internal organs that are constantly exposed to the environment The average person breathes about 11,000 litres of air […]