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
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…
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…
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…