Medical

Maurice’s Wee Walk: for prostate cancer and cancer research

        News Release 12 January 2023  Prostate cancer patient Maurice Bevin returns to New Zealand next week to see his oncologist for the first time since COVID closed New Zealand’s borders in 2020. He’s also using this trip home as a chance to raise money for cancer research and prostate cancer awareness…

News Release 18 December 2022 PCOR-ANZ Report: Significantly improved pathway to prostate cancer diagnosis is required if health outcomes for Kiwi men are to improve While the just released Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry Australia and New Zealand (PCOR-ANZ) Annual Report confirms that early accurate diagnosis saves lives and improves quality of care, it also confirms…

A little prick could be the difference between life and death for Kiwi men

As the House winds up for Christmas, the Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ (PCFNZ) welcomes not just the fundraising aspect of the transaction between ACT Leader David Seymour and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, but the opportunity it affords to remind Kiwi men that the best gift their health can receive may just be a little prick….

Ryman family raises $422,000 for Prostate Cancer NZ

On 21 October 2022, Ryman Healthcare donated a game-changing $422,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ, official charity partner 2021-2022 (alongside the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia).  The Foundation is staggered by the funds raised and can’t thank everyone enough. CEO Peter Dickens and Board Member John McFedries visited the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in…