April, 2018

TV One Sunday Q&A with Health Minister, David Clark

TVNZ’s Corin Dann interviews David Clark, Minister of Health on Sundays Q&A programme. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/q-and-a/clips/q-a-david-clark-health-part-2 Lung Foundation NZ took the opportunity to put forward some questions on behalf of 2037 patients and their families who are currently dealing with a lung cancer diagnosis. 2018 April – Lung Foundation NZ – Q&A TV ONE – Minister of […]

Lung Foundation urges the Cancer Treatments Subcommittee to recommend Pharmac to reimburse Osimertinib (Tagrisso)

Osimertinib (Tagrisso) is currently being reviewed by the Cancer Treatments Subcommittee of PHARMAC (CaTSoP) to consider whether to fund Osimertinib to treat patients with EGFR T790 mutation positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Lung Foundation New Zealand has written to CaTSoP on behalf of patients & families affected by lung cancer, urging this committee to […]