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

Cancer Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO)

A meeting of Cancer Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO) was hosted by CANGO, chairman; Peter Fergusson (CEO of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ) on Monday 1st August 2022 (in person and online). Lung Foundation New Zealand is an active member of CANG…

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World Lung Cancer Day, 1st August 2022

Lung Foundation New Zealand observed World Lung Cancer Day to honour and unite all kiwis that have been affected by New Zealand’s Biggest Cancer Killer. The purpose of World Lung Cancer Day is to raise awareness about lung cancer and its global impact,…

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Pharmac issue RFP for immunotherapy

We are pleased to finally see a RFP for lung cancer immunotherapy issued. When immunotherapy treatment is funded for stage four lung cancer (NSCLC), it will be life changing for approximately 26 patients every week.. The combined voice of; patients, ca…

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