Collaboration key to breast screening success for Pacific

    Pacific women are amongst the 600 women dying of breast cancer in New Zealand every year, where early detection is the best protection. In November 2010 screening rates for Pacific women aged 45 to 69 were 64%; considerably lower than the 70.3% for non-Maori / non-Pacific women. However, the latest figures released by BreastScreen Aotearoa…


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