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  1. Video for 'Declare lung cancer national priority' - Lung Foundation NZ
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    'Declare lung cancer national priority'- Lung Foundation NZ

    The latest call for better cancer treatment funding has come from Lung Foundation New Zealand which has launched a petition calling on the government to declare lung cancer a national health priority and to approve additional budget for Pharmac to fund lung cancer medications. 

  2. Video for Public figure shaves head for cousin with breast cancer
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    Public figure shaves head for cousin with breast cancer

    Social media figure Patrick Salmon (Kairua) shaved his head for cancer after his close relative Marama Raimona was diagnosed with breast cancer late last year.

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    Medavivors tell their story to select committee

    Pharmac is a Crown entity that decides on behalf of District Health Boards which medicines and pharmaceutical products are subsidised. This morning Parliament's Health Select Committee spoke to cancer sufferers who want cheaper access to cancer drugs.  

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    Inquiry into Māori health inequities announced

    The New Zealand Māori Council welcomes the Māori Affairs Select Committee announcement of an inquiry into health inequities for Māori.

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    Graduate teacher given 12 months to live

    Whitinga Harris, 31, is currently fighting the biggest fight of his life after being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer  shortly after finishing his teaching degree last September.

  6. Video for Husband demands inquiry into PHARMAC costs for life saving cancer drugs
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    Husband demands inquiry into PHARMAC costs for life saving cancer drugs

    Malcolm Mulholland says his wife is battling breast cancer and is finding it difficult to access drugs in NZ because of costs. He is calling for the Māori Affairs Select Committee to hold an inquiry into PHARMAC to reduce the costs.

  7. Video for Smear Your Mea - new wero for all Matatini rōpū
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    Smear Your Mea- new wero for all Matatini rōpū

    Northern kapa, Muriwhenua, are challenging wāhine from all Te Matatini groups to get tested for cervical cancer before the competition.

  8. Video for  Kura educates students to be SunSmart
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    Kura educates students to be SunSmart

    Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Mangatuna on the East Coast are ensuring they abide by the Cancer Society's SunSmart Schools Programme standards to educate students and keep them safe from the sun.

  9. Video for Health sector 'inherently racist' to Māori says cancer survivor
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    Health sector 'inherently racist' to Māori says cancer survivor

    A Māori cancer survivor claims the health sector is inherently racist towards Māori patients and is calling for a change in workforce cultural competency to save more lives.

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    Māori not immune to melanoma

    Health promoter for Cancer Society Gisborne East Coast, Roimata Mangu of Ngāti Porou is on a mission to ensure whānau are being 'SunSmart'.  According to Mangu, Māori are not immune to solar radiation and there's no room for complacency when it comes to melanoma.

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