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  1. Video for Basketball star returns to the court after courageous breast cancer battle
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    Basketball star returns to the court after courageous breast cancer battle

    Mangākahia had a breakout season in 2018-2019, averaging 17 points, 9 assists, and 5 rebounds, leading the team to the 3rd seed - the highest in the school's history. 

  2. Video for Breast cancer support needed now more than ever
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    Breast cancer support needed now more than ever

    Because of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, it’s been difficult for patients who've had to go through treatment alone. 

  3. Video for Research shows a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer
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    Research shows a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer

    More than a quarter of all deaths among Māori are attributable to cancer, research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal shows.

  4. Video for Fears Māori with breast cancer are missing out on reconstructive surgery
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    Fears Māori with breast cancer are missing out on reconstructive surgery

    Middlemore Hospital reconstruction surgeon Dr Michelle Locke and consultant Dr Jenny Wagner are working on ways to support Māori and Pasifika women.

  5. Video for Moving their butts for bowel cancer
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    Moving their butts for bowel cancer

    Keld Hunia and his whānau are doing their bit to raise funds for Bowel Cancer NZ with their "Move Your Butt" campaign coming up in June.

  6. Video for PHARMAC makes $70,000 a year cancer drug $5
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    PHARMAC makes $70,000 a year cancer drug $5

    PHARMAC has reached a provisional agreement to fund the Breast cancer treatment drug Ibrance. The investment will mean the drug, currently priced by PHARMAC at around $70,000 a year, will now be available for cancer sufferers at the normal prescription rate, of around $5.

  7. Video for Whānau's spirits lifted by kindness of community
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    Whānau's spirits lifted by kindness of community

    Just before Christmas, the Blakelock family was hit with the hard news that their oldest daughter had a rare form of cancer. To help ease the financial burden on the whānau, the community has come together to help support them.

  8. Video for Cancer advocate wants triple funding for Pharmac
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    Cancer advocate wants triple funding for Pharmac

    Malcolm Mulholland has upped the ante on the Government today leading a march of Kiwis calling for the Government to put in place policy settings to double and even triple Pharmacs budget to keep more New Zealanders alive.

  9. Video for Māori missing out on life-prolonging lung cancer medicine
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    Māori missing out on life-prolonging lung cancer medicine

    Hundreds of Māori living with lung cancer are being urged by health experts to contact their doctors to be tested for a rare form of the disease.

  10. Video for Pharmac to fund more leukaemia medication
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    Pharmac to fund more leukaemia medication

    From the first of December the Government will fund Venetoclax (Venclexta), medication which will give relief to people living with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Star Olsen of Ngāti Porou considers himself one of the lucky ones he was diagnosed with Myeloma, cancer of the plasma cells and is currently receiving treatment once a week. 

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