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Lung Cancer in New Zealand – The Facts

Dear Supporter Lung cancer kills more people in New Zealand every year, than breast cancer, prostate cancer and melanoma cancer combined, yet it is the least funded.  Right now, we are witnessing unprecedented suffering and inequity in New Zealand, resulting in premature death for the majority of patients diagnosed with lung cancer. Sadly, almost 1900 […]

John Ashton – Seven Sharp

John Ashton, lung cancer patient ambassador, talks about the need for new treatment options to be funded in the public health system. Click read more to view the article

Zaw Aung’s – Seven Sharp

Our thanks to Zaw Aung and his family for sharing his story to highlight the unacceptable inequalities that exist for lung cancer patients with his type of cancer. Click read more to view the article

Ban smoking in cars – study

We support a ban on smoking in cars. It’s all about whanau. Banning smoking in cars should be just one of a number of new measures taken by the next government to demonstrate its commitment to Smokefree Aotearoa 2025. View the article here