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  1. 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.

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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.

  3. 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.

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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.

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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.

  6. 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.

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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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    A holistic approach to supporting Māori with cancer

    When Rangi Mahuika was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago she felt alone and that support for her through her time of need wasn't forthcoming. A friend suggested the Te Mauri cancer support group based at Lower Hutt's urban Kōkiri Marae. The group focuses on a holistic Māori model of care for cancer sufferers. 

  9. Video for Kiwi Ferns captain Hireme brings wedding forward for her dying mother
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    Kiwi Ferns captain Hireme brings wedding forward for her dying mother

    Blackfern's and Woman's Rugby League legend dubbed the Sonny Bill of the female codes, is now Honey Hireme-Smiler after wedding her partner in front of her cancer stricken mother.  

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    Establishing a Māori health governance group to help save lives

    In order for better outcomes for Māori living with cancer and have earlier detections, the Ministry of Health must ensure cancer survival equity is achieved for Māori by 2030. That's according to Hei Ahuru Mōwai - Māori Cancer Leadership Chair, Dr Nina Scott who says Māori health leaders need to be at the forefront of decisions that impact on Māori.

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