Author Archives: Barbara Venville-Gibbons

Ministry of Health launches new Prostate Cancer website

The Ministry of Health has launched, a website aimed at helping men understand why getting tested is important, and to provide information about the disease. Here’s a short video about it. We encourage you to visit Kupe. [Image source: Ministry of Health]  

Young #BlueSeptember supporter off to Singapore

It’s great to have such talented young men promoting awareness and raising money to support the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Nelson College student Fergus Murray (17) helped raise $6,500 last year by staging a golf tournament during Blue September, with another planned for this year. Fergus has been selected for a business study tour of Singapore and we…

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Dr Andrew Williams – RNZ interview

On RNZ’s Saturday Morning, Kim Hill conducted an in-depth interview with PCFNZ Medical Adviser Dr Andrew Williams, commenting on an earlier interview with NZ Herald journalist Simon Wilson. In Cancer Diaries Simon shared his prostate cancer journey with Herald readers. Listen to the interview here.  

A message from Stephen Fry

British media personality Stephen Fry was recently diagnosed with, and treated for, prostate cancer. We invite you to watch this video in which he shares his journey. Click here to view the video.