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  1. Video for More funding needed for cancer drugs
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    More funding needed for cancer drugs

    The National Party is calling on the government to support Dr Shane Reti's bill and help make life a little easier for those Kiwis facing significant medical bills while trying to beat cancer.

  2. Video for Kiri Allan encourages wāhine to get smear test after cancer diagnosis
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    Kiri Allan encourages wāhine to get smear test after cancer diagnosis

    Kiritapu Allan: “Encourage your sisters, your mothers, your daughters, your friends - please #SmearYourMea - it may save your life.”

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    More Kiwis to access life-saving cancer test kit

    The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) is ensuring more than 66,000 people aged 60 to 74 can access the life-saving initiative.

  4. Video for Government criticised for not targeting funding to Maori with cancer
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    Government criticised for not targeting funding to Maori with cancer

    Critics say funds need to be redirected to support kaupapa Maori following the Cancer Control Agency report. 

  5. 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. 

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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