Prostate News

2021 Elections | E-Voting

The 2021 Elections for members on the Board will be commencing shortly  and this year we are using an online system run by Election Buddy. All Current Members with email will receive an email detailing the instructions on how to vote. If that is you, please check your INBOX for the email. If you can’t…

New Normal Same Cancer

The Prostate Cancer Foundation is proud to be partnering with some of New Zealand’s leading organisations – Breast Cancer Aotea Coalition, Bowel Cancer New Zealand, Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, Cure Our Ovarian Cancer, Lung Foundation and the NZ Gynaecological Cancer Foundation – reminding Kiwis that it is safe to return to their doctors. The risks…

The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020

Te Aho o Te Kahu Cancer Control Agency on 2 February 2021 released The State of Cancer in New Zealand 2020 Report, which they refer to as the first stage in an ongoing critical analysis of New Zealand’s cancer care system. This is our response. While this report offers a comprehensive overview of where cancer…

Simon Wilson: Cancer Diary

Senior Herald writer Simon Wilson was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent surgery in early 2018, a journey he documented in his Cancer Diaries published in the NZ Herald. Prior to Christmas 2020 he made daily visits to Auckland City Hospital where he “found fear and hope in 33 days in the radiotherapy room”. Read…