Prostate News

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…

New fees free Prost-FIT model announced

More New Zealand men living with prostate cancer, at any stage of diagnosis or treatment, will have access to the bespoke exercise programme Prost-FIT as the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand removes class entry fees. The Foundation’s Prost-FIT programme is a national network of exercise classes for these men, and since the 2020 Christchurch…