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    New study shows breast cancer inequities among Māori

    The study has found Māori women diagnosed with breast cancer are 1.76 times more likely to die after five years than Pākehā women. 

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    Tributes flow for Ngāpuhi leader Kingi Taurua

    Tributes are flowing for esteemed Ngāpuhi leader, Kingi Eruera Taurua (Ngāti Kawa, Ngāti Rāhiri, Ngāti Rehua, Ngāti Whātua) who passed away last night after a short battle with cancer.  Taurua was 80 years of age.

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    Sweating it out for those afflicted by illness

    More Māori need to become blood and organ donors. That's the call from National MP, Alfred Ngaro who helped fundraise over $1m alongside firefighters and volunteers for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer foundation at the annual Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challange.

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    Improving outcomes for Māori with cancer

    A University of Otago researcher wants to improve the quantity and quality of life for Māori with cancer.  

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    South Auckland marae to host Pink Ribbon Breakfast

    Hundreds of volunteers around Aotearoa are preparing to host their Pink Ribbon Breakfast in support of the Breast Cancer Foundation.

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    Waikato DHB apologises to House of Shem family

    The Waikato DHB has issued an apology to the family of reggae stalwart Carl Perkins following a disagreement at the Waikato Hospital where his wife Denise Perkins wasn't allowed to stay overnight with him prior to an operation.

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    Women unite for ovarian cancer

    It's incorrectly labelled as one of the silent killer cancers, and it often isn't identified until it has spread significantly. As a result, there is just a 42% survival rate beyond five years. 

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    #SmearYourMea, Dear!

    Renowned kapa haka performer Talei Morrison is the voice behind the campaign Smear Your Mea, encouraging women to have their cervical screening. She speaks candidly with Te Kāea about her journey with cervical cancer.

  9. Video for Smear Your Mea campaign targets kapa haka regionals
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    Smear Your Mea campaign targets kapa haka regionals

    A campaign to encourage women to get cervical smear tests done before they perform at kapa haka regionals has gone viral across the country.

  10. Video for Brooklyn Battle legacy continues
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    Brooklyn Battle legacy continues

    The family of a Whanganui boy who lost his battle with cancer in 2012 is continuing his legacy through an annual touch tournament, raising awareness and funds for the families of children battling cancer.

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