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Tuesday 1 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Vaiola Hospital sees 40 new breast cancer patients each year, but very few cases are detected early enough, before the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. Breast cancer surgeon, Lord Tangi, this morning begged women to use the early detection facilities that had been available at the hospital for the last four years.
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Friday 16 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A donation of $13,650 pa'anga was handed over to the Tonga Breast Cancer Society on Friday, November 16 to further help breast cancer awareness in Tonga.
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Monday 1 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 30 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in Tonga every year, Dr Amelia Afuhaamango Tu‘ipulotu told the Tonga Breast Cancer Society this morning, October 1, at the launch of their Pink October breast cancer awareness campaign. “The number may be higher because many women do not come forward,” she said.
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Friday 28 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
October is breast cancer awareness month and a donation of $1,000 from MBF Bank will go towards funding an awareness campaign that will be launched in Nuku’alofa, October 1.
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Tuesday 3 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer remains the number one cancer affecting women in Tonga with 12 cases so far from January-July this year, said Dr ‘Ana ‘Akau’ola today at the launch of the Pink October breast cancer awareness campaign. Only two of those cases were detected early through mammogram. "It's only when your cancer is detected early, that we can help you beat this killer disease”
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Friday 28 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in Tonga "no doubt about it", said Dr ‘Ana ‘Akau’ola today at a breast cancer awareness Pink October morning tea event hosted by Tonga Communications Corporation at Fasi.
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Monday 24 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Anne Thorp, ambassador for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation said 3,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in New Zealand. She told a “Pink in Paris” fundraising luncheon, organized by the Tonga Breast Cancer Society on 22 October, that Maori and Pacific Islands women often don't present themselves early enough for treatment.
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Wednesday 12 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita launched a "Pink Corner" Library for breast cancer awareness today, October 12 at Tupou Tertiary Institute, Fasi.
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Thursday 1 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer is the number one cancer in Tonga far exceeding any other cancer in women, killing 27 since 2013. Already 18 cases have been diagnosed this year, Dr ‘Ana ‘Akau’ola said today at the launch of the Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 30 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
October is breast cancer awareness month and a donation of $1,000 from MBF Bank will go towards funding an awareness campaign that will be launched tomorrow, Thursday, 1 October in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 10 October 2014
Mammogram

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first mammogram machine was commissioned today October 10 at Vaiola Hospital, and will help the Radiology Unit to detect breast cancer early.
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Wednesday 1 October 2014
Pink October

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer seen in women in Tonga and so far this year 12 have undergone surgery, so early detection is a very important factor for the best health outcome, Lord Tangi said today at the launch of the Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Tuesday 1 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer remains the leading cancer among women in Tonga, where four have died this year due to a disease that is treatable if caught early, Dr 'Ana 'Akau'ola said today at the launch of 'Pink October' for public awareness, when she encouraged women to come forward with their symptoms when they appear.
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Monday 29 October 2012
Neiafu, Vava'u
More than 150 women in Vava'u underwent free testing for breast cancer and one woman who was detected with a lump was referred to hospital, during the first Breast Cancer Awareness program launched on October 26-27, in Tonga's outer islands.
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Friday 22 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Recognising the importance of breast cancer awareness in Tonga, women at a Pink Fundraising Lunch on October 14 raised $6,000 pa'anga for the Tonga Breast Cancer Society.
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