2018

Lung Cancer Patients waiting a year for Keytruda funding decision from Pharmac

Lung Foundation New Zealand continues to advocate for immunotherapy to be funded for lung cancer (a standard of care abroad). Meanwhile the very protracted process is costing lives. Story by: Amy Wiggins amy.wiggins@nzme.co.nz New Zealand Herald 12 Feb, 2018 Hundreds of lung cancer patients whose lives could be saved by a new treatment labelled a […]

Recognising Simplot NZ and John West

It was very fitting to thank everyone at Simplot New Zealand and John West. Pictured below is; Chris Buddle, County Manager and Julian Ng, Group Brand Manager, together with colleagues at a presentation to acknowledge their tremendous support in conjunction with the John West 12k Traverse at the 2017 Auckland Marathon. These lung health champions […]

The Cost of Cancer

Lung cancer is NZ’s biggest cancer killer and it kills more people every year than Breast, Melanoma and Prostate Cancer combined. Lung Foundation New Zealand’s role is to advocate in support of patients and carers and urge policy makers to adopt policies that reduce/eliminate inequalities. This feature (see link below) highlights the many levels cancer […]