Welcome to Lung Foundation New Zealand
Lung Foundation NZ is an independent non-government organisation dedicated to promoting healthy lungs and early detection of lung disease (including lung cancer, NZ’s biggest cancer killer).
The Foundation advocates on a range of issues, including access to more effective funded treatments, an increase in research funding and a commitment to making Aotearoa a Smokefree nation by 2025.
The organisation forms part of a global movement committed to all aspects of lung health and it will collaborate with organisations that share similar objectives.READ OUR 4 KEY LUNG HEALTH MESSAGES LUNG CANCER PATIENT TOOLKIT
Analysis of Cancer Medicine Availability in Aotearoa by Te Aho o Te Kahu
While we acknowledge Te Aho o Te Kahu for publishing this report, it is merely telling us what we already know. Notable is the timing of this report which well follows the review of Pharmac (and prior to that the flawed health system review..). Till no…
Lung Foundation NZ acknowledges decision to fund durvalumab
Pharmac’s decision to fund immunotherapy treatment durvalumab (imfinzi) for stage 3 lung cancer is a small step forward. Lung Foundation New Zealand (LFNZ) acknowledges the leaders and clinical advisors at Pharmac and the key people at AstraZeneca for…
Respiratory Research Review Features Lung Cancer
Lung Foundation New Zealand (LFNZ) really values the collaboration our cause has with Research Review. We’re pleased to publish the latest issue of Respiratory Research Review which focuses on Lung Cancer. Respiratory_Research_Review_Issue_193_Lung_Can…