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  1. Video for Mulholland supports calls for PHARMAC Inquiry
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    Mulholland supports calls for PHARMAC Inquiry

    Stage four breast cancer sufferer Wiki Mulholland is supporting calls for an Inquiry into PHARMAC.  Mulholland gave evidence to the Health Select Committee saying drug funding processes are too slow and causing needless deaths.

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    Super Kai

    Scientists are investigating a special blend of native plants and common spices in the hope it may help prevent some types of cancer. The kīnaki is the brainchild of the late Ngahuia Hare Lena of Tūhoe. Her whānau have joined forces with AgResearch scientists to test its potential as a food in the fight against cancer.

  3. Video for 24 hours of fitness for Movember
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    24 hours of fitness for Movember

    In support of Movember, former Māori All Black and current Counties Manukau rugby player Joseph Royal took up the challenge to work out for 24 hours.  The descendant of Ngāti Whātua has been supporting cancer awareness in his playing duties all year, and went another step further- being active for a whole day for the cause.

  4. Video for Trophy tribute to Damon Heke
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    Trophy tribute to Damon Heke

    The South Auckland primary kapa haka regionals are commemorating the late Damon Heke, a former leader of the wider South Auckland community.  His family presented the hosts, Finlayson Park School, a trophy in his name.

  5. Video for Two sporting legends join the battle against Prostate Cancer
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    Two sporting legends join the battle against Prostate Cancer

    Two New Zealand sporting legends Wayne 'Buck' Shelford and Jenny-May Clarkson are going the distance to raise awareness of Prostate Cancer. Today the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand held their annual endurance cycling race at the Hampton Downs Motorsport Park where over 200 participants young and old were there to support the cause.

  6. Video for Cancer sufferer uses Daffodil Day to raise awareness
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    Cancer sufferer uses Daffodil Day to raise awareness

    A breast cancer sufferer is using Daffidol Day to raise awareness about unfunded treatment.   

  7. Video for Smear Your Mea campaign launches national day
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    Smear Your Mea campaign launches national day

    Today is the one year anniversary of Smear Your Mea campaigner Talei Roimata Morrison's cervical cancer diagnosis. The Rotorua woman died in June this year. Today more than 160 people honoured her memory by participating in a fun ride and walk in Rotorua.

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    National bowel screening saving more lives

    A review of the national bowel screening programme released today has confirmed that bowel screening has helped reduce the impact of bowel cancer in New Zealand, and as a result is saving more lives.

  9. Video for Lung Foundation seeks funding for NZ's deadliest cancer
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    Lung Foundation seeks funding for NZ's deadliest cancer

    Today marks World Lung Cancer Day and the Lung Foundation is seeking better funding to treat New Zealand’s deadliest cancer.

  10. Video for New vaccine research to prevent breast cancer relapse
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    New vaccine research to prevent breast cancer relapse

    Researches have been granted $248,000 to investigate vaccines to prevent breast cancer relapse.

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