Prostate News

Message from the CEO

Pre-COVID-19 we would have been in Christchurch this weekend kicking off our Annual Conference with a special day for all the fabulous and dedicated folk that are our national support network. CEO Graeme Woodside recorded this wee message.

New sleep study

          Dr Erik Wibowo, of the University of Otago, is conducting a sleep study in collaboration with the Universities of Otago Wellington and Christchurch. In a previous study they established that sleep problems are common in prostate cancer patients, with factors like anxiety and sleep hygiene. They are now focussing on…

National Conference Cancelled

We regret to advise that due to the current and developing situation with COVID-19 in New Zealand we have made the decision to cancel this year’s National Prostate Cancer Conference in Christchurch. We realise that for many people our annual conference is an important time to hear more about new developments in diagnosis, treatments and …

PCFNZ and Coronavirus

Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ places the utmost priority on the health and safety of its family – staff, board, members, support coordinators, volunteers and everyone attending our support group meetings, events and other public activities. We are continuously monitoring the COVID-19 situation in New Zealand and following the Ministry of Health’s advice. At this stage…