August 31, 2019

Lou James, Founder & CEO of Pinc & Steel helping to rehabilitate NZ cancer patients

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The announcement today of a new Cancer Control Agency to begin in December is a great start to sorting out our cancer problem here in NZ, but If the government is se...

August 13, 2019

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Eating walnuts could offer ulcerative colitis sufferers some protection, according to a new study by researchers at UConn Health and Texas A&M University.

Walnuts have been shown to provide a number of health benefits, including protection against inflam...

August 5, 2019

 Picture curtesy of NZ Herald

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The government has promised $25million for 12 new radiation machines nationwide over 3 years but have yet to agree to setting up a National Cancer Agency. 

This comes in the wake of the announcement from Simon Bridges, the Le...

July 17, 2019

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The unfunded immunotherapy drug Keytruda, currently used to treat some bowel cancer patients in New Zealand, is the first drug to add additional indications for bowel cancer patients registered on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods via the...

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...

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