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Pharmac is failing NZ men through lack of funding for prostate cancer medicines

News Release 24 September 2022 Pharmac is failing NZ men through lack of funding for prostate cancer medicines We’ve all seen the headlines – every week someone is calling on Pharmac and the Government to increase funding and provide access to life saving cancer drugs. But rather than prioritise medicines that are clinically proven and…

Farmers stores are ‘Doing Something Blue’ to support Blue September

News Release: 15 September 2022 Every year in New Zealand more than 700 Kiwi men die from prostate cancer. That’s 58 dads, sons, brothers, and grandads dying each month. ‘Blue September’ is the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand’s (PCFNZ) primary fundraising campaign with every cent raised during the month used to help improve the…

Prostate Cancer now New Zealand’s most diagnosed cancer

News Release 28 August 2022 Prostate cancer is now New Zealand’s most diagnosed cancer and one in eight men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime. Yet, despite all evidence pointing to early detection making the difference between life and death, the third biggest killer of men in this country is not prioritised in the…