British Columbia has over 20 Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet once a month. This group is focused on providing help to Chinese-speaking men, but everyone is welcome. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese and English. We meet on the second Thursday of every month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Richmond Public Library (2/F Brighouse Main Branch, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8). Please register online at The Richmond Public Library website. Join us for the professional presentation and talk to other men and family members who have been dealing with prostate cancer for weeks, months or even years.

If you want to chat with a survivor one on one, you may drop in our walking club. The Richmond Blue Walkers walk on every Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-11am, 5-10 km along the beautiful river dykes and parks in Richmond (Walk in the Richmond Shopping Centre during the raining days or cold seasons). Click here for the schedule or contact Daniel Leung at 604-836-6423 for the locations and meeting places.

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of BC accepts donation online, please go tohttp://prostatecancerbc.ca/ 捐款請到前列腺癌基金會http://prostatecancerbc.ca/

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Friday, November 2, 2018

November 2018 Blue Walkers schedules

November 6, 2018 9am-11am (2018116)
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke (Lynas Lane to Terra Nova)
Meet on the dyke of 5400 River Road (停車在 5400 River Road, 在堤上集合)
GPS address: 5400 River Road, Richmond

November 8, 2018 9:30am at the gate (2018118)
The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Park at the parking lot, meet at the front door (停車在公園停車場在正門集合)
GPS address: 5191 Roberson Road, Delta, BC

November 13 & 15, 2018 9am-11am (20181113/15)
West Dyke Trail (Terra Nova to Garry Point)
Meet outside the public washrooms at the west end of River Road ( River Road 西端停車場公廁外集合)
GPS address: 2000 River Road, Richmond
November 20 & 22, 2018 9am-11am (20181120/22)
Steveston Village (Garry Point to No. 3 Road)
Meet outside the public washrooms at the Garry Point Park parking lot ( Garry Point Park 公園停車場公廁外集合)
GPS address: Garry Point Park, Richmond

November 27 & 29, 2018 9am-11am (2018
1127/29)
South Arm Park
Meet at the South Arm Community Centre parking lot (South Arm社區中停車場集合)
GPS address: South Arm Park, Richmond 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

October-December 2018 Prostate Health Presentation 10月 - 12月前列腺健康專題講座

Here are the monthly meetings for the next 3 months. Every second Thursday 7-9pm of each month at the Richmond Public Library, Brighouse Main Branch, second floor, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8
以下是未來3個月的每月講座(每月第二個星期四,下午7-9點,列治文公共圖書館二樓,7700 Minoru Gate,Richmond,BC V6Y 1R8 ) 。

October 11, 2018 Thursday 7:00-9:00pm
Prostate Cancer & Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
前列腺癌和腹腔鏡根治性前列腺切除術
Presented by Dr. Brian Yang, MD FRCSC
泌尿科及腹腔鏡手術  楊沛陶醫師 
In Mandarin 國語講座  

November 8, 2018 Thursday 7:00-9:00pm

Understanding and Managing changes to sexual function and intimacy post prostate cancer treatment
前列腺癌治療後性功能和親密關係變化的了解和治理
Presented by Dr. Wellam Yu Ko, RN, MN, PhD
註冊護士 余威廉博士
In Cantonese 講座  

December 13, 2018 Thursday 7:00-9:00pm
Post-Surgery Radiotherapy and Radiotherapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
手術後放射治療和轉移性前列腺癌放射治療
Presented by Dr. Milton Po, M.D.(retired), B.S. Public Health, Radiation Oncology F.R.C.P.C.
放射腫瘤科  傅爾敦醫師
In Mandarin 國語講座

Register by phone: 604-231-6413 
普通話/粵語電話報名: 604-231-6462

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Prostate Cancer 101



September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. "Prostate Cancer 101" focuses on the basic information you should know if you or a loved one is diagnosed or concerned about prostate cancer. Dr. Scott North will discuss the function of the prostate as well as the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, procedures used to diagnose prostate cancer and next steps to take after a diagnosis.

Please note the question period for this event is now closed. For support, please contact our Prostate Cancer Information Service at support@prostatecancer.ca
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TITLE: Prostate Cancer 101
LENGTH: 18 mins 

OVERVIEW: This webinar will focus on describing what the prostate is and what it does. Risk factors for the development of prostate cancer will be described as well as what symptoms and signs might be present that would give a clue to abnormalities of prostate health, including cancer. If cancer is suspected, a brief description of what diagnostic tests might be needed will be reviewed as well as next steps after a diagnosis of prostate cancer is established.
Dr. Scott North
SPEAKER: Dr. Scott North is a graduate of the University of Ottawa medical school and he received his training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at the University of Alberta. He is also keenly interested in medical education and pursued a Masters in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the Section Chief of Medical Oncology at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, AB and the Division Director of Medical Oncology within the Department of Oncology at the University of Alberta. He currently serves on the executive of the Genitourinary site for the Canadian Cancer Trials Group and the Canadian Uro-Oncology Group. His clinical practice is exclusively in the area of genitourinary cancer.
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Reclaiming Your Life After Prostate Cancer Seminar


Monday, September 3, 2018

September-October 2018 Richmond Blue Walkers programs「列治文前列腺癌友步行團」

September 4 & 6, 2018 9am-11am (2018年9月4日/6日)
October 2 & 4, 2018 9am-11am (2018年10月2日/4日)
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke (No.2 Road to Terra Nova)
Meet on the dyke of 5400 River Road (停車在 5400 River Road, 在堤上集合)
GPS address: 5400 River Road, Richmond

September 11 & 13, 2018 9am-11am (2018年9月11日/13日)
October 9 & 11, 2018 9am-11am (2018年10月9日/11日)
West Dyke Trail (Terra Nova to Garry Point)
Meet outside the public washrooms at the west end of River Road (在 River Road 西端停車場公廁外集合)
GPS address: 2000 River Road, Richmond

September 18 & 20, 2018 9am-11am (2018年9月18/20日)
October 16 & 18, 2018 9am-11am (2018年10月16日/18日)
Steveston Village (Garry Point to No. 3 Road)
Meet outside the public washrooms at the Garry Point Park parking lot (在 Garry Point Park 公園停車場公廁外集合)
GPS address: Garry Point Park, Richmond

September 25 & 27, 2018 9am-11am (2018年9月25日/27日)
October 23 & 25, 2018 9am-11am (2018年8月23日/25日)
McDonald Beach
Meet at the McDonald Beach parking lot (在麥當勞海灘公園停車場集合)
GPS address: McDonald Beach Park, Richmond (3500 McDonald Road)

Octoberber 30 & November 1, 2018 9am-11am (2018年10月30日/11月1日)
Iona Jetty
Meet at the Iona Beach Regional Park parking lot (艾奧娜海灘公園停車場集合)
GPS address: Iona Beach Regional Park, Richmond

EXPLORE RICHMOND’S HIDDEN GEM: IONA BEACH REGIONAL PARK

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - 九月是前列腺癌關注月


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PCFBC has arranged for BC Place Stadium to be lit in blue for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. 

September 9th: BC Place, Science World, Rogers Arena, Canada Place Sails, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver Lookout, Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver Playhouse, Anvil Centre (New West) and City of Kelowna Plaza.
September 9-15 City of Surrey Plaza
September 14 City of Vancouver and Calgary Tower


Landmarks across Canada lit up blue during September to mark Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Landmarks included Halifax City Hall, Niagara Falls, BC Science World, Olympic Cauldron, The CN Tower and more.



18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference: 
Sat Sept 22, 2018
The 18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference for patients, their families and health care professionals will be held in Vancouver on Saturday September 22, from 8 AM to 4 PM.