Welcome to Lung Foundation New Zealand

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.

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Latest News

An urgent call to arms for political action on cancer

A coalition of New Zealand’s leading cancer charities, CANGO (Cancer Non-Governmental Organisations) has issued an urgent call to our political parties ahead of the election, to take action on cancer. Cancer remains New Zealand’s single biggest cause o…

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Proposal to fund immunotherapy for stage 4 lung cancer is a GIANT step forward

“This funding proposal meets the greatest treatment need right now with the gold standard for lung cancer and it will be life changing for stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer patients (approx. 1200 per year).” “We are ever grateful to the huge number of…

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!

  Help Raise Awareness about The Symptoms of Lung Cancer by sharing our BREATHE poster LFNZ-BREATHE-Symptoms-Poster Help raise awareness about Lung Cancer Risk Factors by sharing our Risk Factors poster Risk If you or someone you care about has be…

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