Op Shop for Breast Cancer now open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 2pm at 750 Victoria Street - find out more

Breast Cancer Research Trust NZ - gaining knowledge and saving lives

Breast Cancer Research Trust

Research for the best outcomes

Breast cancer changes forever the lives of the patient and those around them.

The Breast Cancer Research Trust team works to gain knowledge, save lives, improve outcomes and the quality of life for those diagnosed with breast cancer.

Evidence-based breast cancer research improves outcomes

Our research team works collaboratively with international and local research groups, providing New Zealand women with access to improved surgical, radiotherapy and drug treatments, reduced side-effects, better communication and better quality of life.

Every day more than one Waikato woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer

Every day ... more than

ONE Waikato woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer

Every day 10 NZ woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer

Every day ...

TEN NZ women will be diagnosed with breast cancer

Every year 600 women will most likely die from breast cancer

Every year ...

600 women will most likely die from breast cancer

90% of women will have no family history of breast cancer

and ...

90% of these women will have no family history of breast cancer

20-30 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in New Zealand each year

20-30 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in New Zealand each year.

You can help!

Your support, no matter the size, helps to ensure the Trust remains at the forefront of international breast cancer research, delivering the very best possible outcomes to patients.

The Breast Cancer Research Trust (BCRT) is a charitable trust based at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton. Neither the Waikato DHB or the BCRT receive any formal government funding for research.

Want to support us by attending an event?

View our upcoming events and find out how to attend.

27 October 2022

The Pink Walk and Run is an organised fun sports event that brings together individuals and groups to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

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750 Victoria Street, Hamilton

This is a new venture for the BCRT and currently opening hours are Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm. Follow us by liking our instagram and facebook pages.

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Your support helps save the lives of daughters, sisters, mothers and grandmothers in New Zealand who will receive a traumatic breast cancer diagnosis.

Research is the best weapon we have to fight breast cancer. With YOUR support we can continue to research, to gain knowledge and to save lives.

Breast Cancer Research Trust, gaining knowledge, saving lives

Please join us today in fighting against breast cancer by making a donation