NOVEMBER is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Please support our cause, by sharing this post to raise awareness of lung cancer. Help raise awareness about The Symptoms of Lung Cancer by sharing our BREATHE poster – https://lungfoundation.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LFNZ-BREATHE-Symptoms-Poster.pdf If you know someone that has been diagnosed with lung cancer, share our patient introductory letter – https://lungfoundation.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/C005895-Patient-information-A4-1.pdf 1800 people die of lung cancer every year in NZ. […]

Letter of expectations from Health Minister to Pharmac

Given the U-turn by Pharmac to progress the RFP for immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer and the insipid excuse offered by Pharmac, we felt it was timely to review the governments letter of expectations, issued by Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, to Steve Maharey (Chair of Pharmac) regarding Pharmac’s key priorities for the 2019/2020 […]

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 […]

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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