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
Lung Cancer Research Review
Lung Foundation New Zealand (LFNZ) really values collaborating with Research Review and we too are pleased to promote the latest issue of Lung Cancer Research Review (per link below). LFNZ acknowledge’s the leadership of Dr Paul Dawkins and Dr Aileen L…
World Cancer Day 4th February 2021
World Cancer Day, is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The 2021 World Cancer Day theme, ‘I Am and I Will’, is all about each person and their personal commitment to reduce the impact of cancer. Lung…
Lung cancer biomarkers inform treatment options
Our view is that patients in NZ should be tested for the following biomarkers at the time of diagnosis (and informed of the results irrespective of the reimbursement status of treatment options); ALK, EGFR, KRAS, RET, MET, ROS1, BRAF, HER2, NTRK1 And P…