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 […]
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
Listen to our interview with lung cancer patient Baden Ngan Kee.
5 Kiwis die from lung cancer every day. Even healthy people can develop lung cancer.
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
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
Take part in this TVNZ poll about lung cancer treatments and then tune into Seven Sharp tonight at 7pm to see a feature on lung cancer. View the poll
Lung health matters! Good leadership shown by Hastings with clean air policy. View the article here
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