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5 simple New Year's resolutions to keep you healthy in 2017

Happy New Year! We hope you had a great holiday break. Now that we're back in the office, we're thinking about what we want to achieve this year.  

What about you? Have you considered focusing on your health in 2017?

We’re not talking about strict diets or monumental exercise challenges – just simple, easy steps you can take to reduce your risk of breast cancer, improve your health, and help you feel good. 

 

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  Researchers may have found a solution for chemo-brain

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As many as 70% of cancer patients report memory loss, an inability to concentrate, impaired problem solving abilities, or some other kind of cognitive issue after chemotherapy.

Thankfully, Australian researchers may have found a solution.

 

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  Fashion designer’s 'She Shed' fundraiser a big success for the NZBCF

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Fashion Designer Tanya Carlsen created a luxurious She Shed for the Great Kiwi Home and Living Show, as a fundraiser for the NZBCF.

Dunedin man Dave Knox was thrilled to pick up the She Shed for a great price at the auction, as well as a Man Cave designed by rugby legend Stephen Donald. 

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News, Views and Events

 

•  Find others who understand what you're going through Join mybc - our online breast cancer community. Connect and share with others with breast cancer, and private message or call our breast nurses. Sign up at www.mybc.care 

• Step inside the pages of NZ House & Garden  NZ House & Garden Tours are back in 2017, with tours in Hawke's Bay, Tauranga, Christchurch, Wanaka and Auckland. The tours are in support of the NZBCF to fund programmes in each of the five regions. With a stunning mix of beautiful houses on show, there is something for everyone. Buy your tickets at the NZ House & Garden Tours website.

•  Help needed at the NZ House & Garden Tours in Tauranga, Hawke's Bay, Christchurch and Wanaka  The NZBCF need volunteers to help us run these successful tours, which raise vital funds. Volunteers will be needed for 4-5 hours for either a morning or an afternoon shift, and will be stationed at each of the houses helping with security, car parking and the flow of visitors. If you'd like to volunteer, contact Erika or call (09) 304 1220 for dates and locations.

•  Run Round the Bays with the Pink Ribbon Active team Run Round the Bays to fundarise for the NZBCF! We're pleased to offer discounted places for anyone who chooses to fundraise for the NZBCF. Places are limited, so contact us now to secure your spot. 


Tell us what type of stories you'd like to read in your Pink Ribbon Express. We'd love your feedback.

Email your comments or story ideas here.

Thanks for your continued support in 2016.  
THE NEW ZEALAND BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION TEAM


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