July 11, 2019

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We're always humbled when I receive words of encouragement to continue doing what we set out to do almost seven years ago. This partial letter below reminds us that we continue to head in the right direction and are helping the people that matter ......

June 1, 2019

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Unichem and Life Pharmacy and Bowel Cancer Foundation Trust are encouraging more people to be proactive with their bowel health during bowel cancer awareness month this June.

Bowel cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in New Zealand with around 3,200 p...

May 31, 2019

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Bowel Cancer Foundation Trust is grateful for support from National MP's to help promote bowel cancer awareness month this June.

Leader of the opposition, Hon. Simon Bridges and National List MP, Hon. Michael Woodhouse met charity CEO, Geor...

May 1, 2019

Photo: Daily Express

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Chances are, we’ve all consumed a little poop in our time but most of us just don’t know it!

Most food manufacturers follow the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) handbook which allows a certain amount of animal faeces to...

April 18, 2019

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Pictured: Alex and Karly Pirie

There are two immunotherapy treatments used in New Zealand to treat bowel cancer and help prolong patient life. Both Keytruda and Avastin are unfunded drugs and carry a hefty price tag. 

Your immune system...

April 5, 2019

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Renowned New Zealand actor and veteran broadcaster, Lloyd Scott, is a bowel cancer survivor.

For almost half a century, Lloyd has acted in movies such as  Taika Waititi's 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' and 'Hercules the the Amazon Women' and was a Radio...

April 5, 2019

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Pictured: NZ Director of the movie Upstage, Michael Nicholas Williams, Bowel Cancer Survivor, pictured with wife Emma and Children Barnaby and Claire all of whom appear in the movie.

NZ film Director, Michael Nicholas Williams is a great advocate for...

March 14, 2019

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Whitinga Harris, 31, from Ōtaua, southwest of Kaikohe, was diagnosed with colon cancer late last year just as he was finishing his teaching degree so he could help Maori youth. By the time the stage-four cancer was found it had spread to his stomach....

March 4, 2019

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In a shocking report released today, the Ministry of Health has reported that bowel cancer patients in Auckland are twice as likely to survive than other parts of the country and 80% less likely to be left with a stoma bag.

The 2019 Bowel Cancer Quali...

March 1, 2019

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Lakes District Health Board is the 8th DHB to roll out the free National Bowel Screening programme, 3 months later than first predicted.

Rotorua, Cambridge and Taupo residents between the ages of 60-74 will receive potentially life saving home bow...

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