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Our Vision

Eliminating death and suffering from prostate cancer. We will achieve this through offering peer support to men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer (and their families); actively promoting awareness of this disease through community promotions, including our Blue September campaign; funding research; and advocating for patients. More…

 

Latest News

Tomatoes turning Blue this September

Not only are tomatoes a great part of any healthy diet, they are set to make an important impact as part of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign – Blue September. New Zealand owned and Drury-based company NZ Hothouse has stepped up again this year to support the Blue September campaign. NZ…

Blue Balls Have Arrived

A small, but mighty new snack is set to make an important impact as part of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign – Blue September.  Blue Balls, produced by Prostate Cancer Foundation New Zealand (PCFNZ) partners, Loaf, using Nut Brothers peanut butter, are a tasty, on-the-go snack that will help raise awareness…

Cancer services continue under increased alert levels

Te Aho 0 Te Kahu ‘Cancer Control Agency’ want you to know that cancer centres around the country are prepared to continue deliver essential cancer services at all alert levels. They have released an update on cancer services at Alert Levels 2 and 3, and on travelling to or from Auckland for cancer services. This…

Medicinal Cannabis Research – Participants Invited

Dr Karen Oldfield is a PhD candidate at the Victoria University of Wellington and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand who is looking at the use of cannabis as a medicine in NZ.  If you are interested in helping with this research, please continue reading below. “Medical cannabis…

Prostate Cancer – Time to Address Deficiencies in Care

As we head in to the election campaign period, we have a great opportunity to highlight issues of concern and deficiencies in care for men facing prostate cancer. The Prostate Cancer Foundation has prepared a document setting out our major concerns and issues, and ask that you take the opportunity to forward this, or present…