British Columbia has 25 Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet once a month. This group is focused on providing help to Chinese-speaking men, but everyone is welcome. 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 http://www.yourlibrary.ca/events/ for professional presentation. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese and English. Please come and talk to other men and family members who have been dealing with prostate cancer for weeks, months or even years. The Prostate Cancer Foundation of BC accepts donation online, please go to http://prostatecancerbc.ca/

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). Check the schedule below or contact Daniel Leung at 604-836-6423 for the locations and meeting places.

支援小組乃義工組織,我們講普通話、廣東話和英語,幫助您了解良性前列腺疾病與前列腺癌的病徵、預防、治療、康復與最新醫療硏究等資訊。我們每月一次(第二個星期四從下午7:009:00)在列治文公共圖書館二樓(市中心公眾泳池對面)舉辦免費聚會,邀請中英專業人仕主辦醫療與健康講座,交流經驗與分享感受。請到圖書館網站 http://www.yourlibrary.ca/events/,並使用你的圖書館卡進行登記。如果沒有圖書卡請致電604-231-6413 (英語) 604-231-6462(中文)報名。

列治文前列腺癌友步行團 每週二和週四早上九時至十一時,沿著美麗的河堤和公園散步(在下雨天或寒冷季節,步行於列治文購物中心)。查詢活動更新請打電話 604-836-6423 (Daniel)。捐款請到前列腺癌基金會 http://prostatecancerbc.ca/

This blog is provided as a public service. Any persons using the information or documents provided on the blog do so at their own risk. Reference: Oncology Guide to Reliable Websites

Monday, November 27, 2017

If I Were Tom ....a great new website for all men concerned about prostate cancer!


Please have a look at this great new website!
If you are newly diagnosed or just want more information....this site is for you!
 Connect Now
Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, #4 17198 55th Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 6C8 Canada

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November 2017 -March 2018 Meeting 11月 - 3月會議講座

Here are the monthly meetings for the next 5 months. Every second Thursday 7-9pm each month at  Richmond Public Library, Brighouse Main Branch, second floor, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8
以下是未來5個月的每月會議(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。


Nov 9, 2017 - Chemotherapy for Prostate Cancer  前列腺癌化學治療
Speaker Dr Lucia Lappi, Vancouver Prostate Centre
English presentation, Cantonese translation 英語講解,粵語翻譯 



Dec 14, 2017 - BPH Management Options 前列腺肥大治療
Speaker Dr Kiara Hennesssey MD, FRCSC
English presentation, Cantonese translation 英語講解,粵語翻譯 



Jan 11, 2018 - Masculinities and Health 男子氣概與健康
Speaker Mr Wellam Yu Ko, RN, MN, PhD(c)
Cantonese presentation 粵語講解 

Feb 8, 2018 - Prostate Cancer Supportive Care 前列腺癌支持護理
Speaker Ms Monita Sundar, PCSC Program Manager, Vancouver Prostate Centre
English presentation, Cantonese translation 英語講解,粵語翻譯 

March 8, 2018 -  Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer 前列腺癌放射治療
Speaker Mr Matthew Chan, Resident, BCCA Radiation Oncology
English presentation, Cantonese translation 英語講解,粵語翻譯 

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

Monday, October 30, 2017

「列治文前列腺癌友步行團」Richmond Blue Walkers November-December 2017 programs

Welcome to all prostate cancer patients, family and supporters! 
The "Richmond Blue Walkers" scheduled for every Tuesday and Thursday 9am-11am walk for 5-10km on the beautiful Richmond dykes, trails and parks. We walk in the rain and snow too, please wear warm and waterproof. If you are inconvenience to walk in the severe weather, please keep walking in the Richmond Shopping Centre and meet inside the mall by the entrance of Hudson's Bay.

「列治文前列腺癌友步行團」歡迎前列腺癌友,家屬和支持者免費參加。
每週二和週四,上午九時至十一時,在列治文河堤或公園步行大約五至十公里。風雨不改請準備禦寒衣服和雨具,若遇上惡劣天氣或身體不適者保持適量運動自行到列治文購物中心步行,相約在商場哈德遜灣百貨商店的入口處集合

October 31 and November 2, 2017 (2017年10月31日/11月2日9am-11am )
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke - Olympic Oval 
Meet at the northwest corner of Lynas Lane Dover Park (在 Lynas Lane Dover Park 公園西北集合)
GPS address: 5900 Dover Crescent, Richmond

November 7 & 9, 2017 (2017年11月7/9日 9am-11am) 
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke  - Terra Nova 
Meet at the northwest corner of Lynas Lane Dover Park (在 Lynas Lane Dover Park 公園西北集合)
GPS address: 5900 Dover Crescent, Richmond

November 13, 14 & 16, 2017 (2017年11月13/14/16日 9am-11am) 
EXTRA: Public Holiday on Monday, please invite the weekday-workers to join us!
號外:星期一公眾假期,請平日上班人加入我們!
West Dyke Trail - Terra Nova 
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

November 21 & 23, 2017 (2017年11月21/23日 9am-11am)
West Dyke Trail - Garry Point Park 
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

November 28 & 30, 2017 (2017年11月28/30日 9am-11am)
Steveston Village to London Farm
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

December 5 & 7, 2017 (2017年12月5/7日 9am-11am)
Fraser River South Arm Dyke - No. 2 Rd to Garden City Rd 
Meet outside the public washrooms of the London Landing Fishing Pier parking lot at the south end of No. 2 Road (在2號路南端 London Landing Fishing Pier 停車場公廁外集合)
GPS address: 6120 Dyke Road, Richmond

December 12 & 14, 2017 (2017年12月12/14日 9am-11am)
Fraser River South Arm Dyke - No. 3 to Finn Rd
Meet outside the public washrooms of the Dyke Road Fishing Pier parking lot at the south end of No. 3 Road (在3號路南端 Dyke Road Fishing Pier 停車場公廁外集合)
GPS address: 13911 No. 3 Road, Richmond

December 19 & 21, 2017 (2017年12月19/21日 9am-11am)
Fraser River South Arm Dyke - No. 4 to No. 5 Road 
Meet at the Woodwards Landing parking lot at the south end of No. 5 Road (在5號路南端 Woodwards Landing 停車場集合)
GPS address: 11551 Dyke Road, Richmond

December 26 & 28, 2017 (2017年12月26/28日 9am-11am)
South Arm Park 
Meet at the front door of South Arm Community Centre (在 South Arm 社區中心門前集合)
GPS address: 8880 Williams Rd, Richmond, BC

報名 Register:604-836-6423 
查詢網址 Information:www.ChineseProstate.com

Saturday, September 9, 2017

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

「列治文前列腺癌友步行團」Richmond Blue Walkers September-October 2017 programs

The "Richmond Blue Walkers" scheduled for Sep/Oct, 2017, every Thursday 9am-11:00am walk for 5-10km on Richmond dykes, trails or in parks. As requested, the walking was changed to every Tuesday and Thursday.

Welcome to all prostate cancer patients, family and supporters! 
We will walk in the Richmond Shopping Centre when it is raining, meet at the Hudson's Bay indoor entrance.

「列治文前列腺癌友步行團」每星期四早上九時至十時半,在列治文河堤或公園步行大約五公里,歡迎前列腺癌友,家屬和支持者免費參加。徇眾要求,每週的步行改為每週二和四。

September 7, 2017年9月7日 9am-10:30am 
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke - Olympic Oval 
(在 Lynas Lane Dover Park 公園西北集合,請在GPS輸入 5900 Dover Crescent, Richmond)

September 14, 2017年9月14日 9am-10:30am 
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke  - Terra Nova 
(在 Lynas Lane Dover Park 公園西北 集合,請在GPS輸入 5900 Dover Crescent, Richmond)

September 19 & 21, 2017年9月19/21日 9am-10:30am 
West Dyke Trail - Terra Nova 
(在 River Road 西端停車場 Public Washrooms 集合,請在GPS輸入 2000 River Road, Richmond)

September 26 & 28, 2017年9月26/28日 9am-10:30am
West Dyke Trail - Garry Point Park 
(在 Garry Point Park公園停車場 Public Washrooms 集合,請在GPS輸入 Garry Point Park, Richmond)

October 3 & 5, 2017年10月3/5日 9am-10:30am
Steveston Village 
(在 Garry Point Park公園停車場 Public Washrooms 集合,請在GPS輸入 Garry Point Park, Richmond)

October 10 & 12, 2017年10月10/12日 9am-10:30am
Fraser River South Arm Dyke - No. 2 Rd to Garden City Rd 
(在 No. 2 Road 南端 London Landing Fishing Pier 停車場 Public Washrooms 集合,請在GPS輸入 6120 Dyke Road, Richmond)

October 17 & 19, 2017年10月17/19日 9am-10:30am
Fraser River South Arm Dyke - No. 3 to Finn Rd
(在 No. 3 Road 南端 Dyke Road Fishing Pier 停車場 Public Washrooms 集合,請在GPS輸入13911 No. 3 Road, Richmond)

October 24 & 26, 2017年10月24/26日 9am-10:30am
Fraser River South Arm Dyke - No. 4 to No. 5 Road 
(在 No. 5 Road 南端 Woodwards Landing 停車場 Public Washrooms 集合,請在GPS輸入 11551 Dyke Road, Richmond)

報名 Register:604-836-6423 
查詢網址 Information:www.ChineseProstate.com

Friday, September 1, 2017

Prostate Cancer Foundation BC Newsletter- September 2017

 
       


BC Place will light up in Blue tonight, September 5th for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!



Some of our many BC support groups take time off in the summer but come September they are all in full swing.
To attend one of the many informative groups please click here for a listing of times and locations.


September topics at some of the support groups

Richmond:

September 14, 2017, BPH Management Options - Dr Kiara Hennessey
October 12, 2017, Prostate Cancer & Treatments - Dr Vu Truong & Dr Brian Yang
November 9, 2017, Chemotherapy - TBA
December 14, 2017, Masculinities & Health - Wellam Yu Ko PhD(c)

Chilliwack:


Thurs. Sept. 7 at 7:00pm, Mt. Cheam Lions Hall

- Our speaker will be Glenda Standeven who will talk about the power of positive thinking.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions and visit with a number of PC survivors after the presentation.
Vancouver
Thursday September 7 at 11 am at 565 W 10th Vancouver.
Sarah Albrecht from CCS will be speaking about services that the CCS provide.

Surrey
Sept. 30  at 10 am Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72 Ave, Surrey. Dr. Alexander Wyatt Senior Research Scientist at Vancouver Prostate Cancer Centre. He is a molecular biologist with vast experience in translational Prostate Cancer genomics and bioinformatics. Dr. Wyatt's laboratory studies the genomics of lethal prostate cancer.
Oct.28, at 10 am Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72 Ave, Surrey. Dr. Celab Ng, BSc. ND at the Mountain View Wellness Centre.
Licensed Naturopathic Physician Dr. Ng has been addressing prostate condition and erectile dysfunction.
Coquitlam:

Blue Chatters Coffee Club - everyone is welcome.  Every Friday 10:00am at Alliance Friendship Café - Shaughnessy & Lougheed



For locations and times of all meetings click here.


The Raymond James Father's Day Walk/Run
raised $408,500.00!

Events were held June 18th in Burnaby, Chilliwack, Victoria, Kamloops and Kelowna. Close to 1300 participants and 294 volunteers raised $408,500.00 for prostate cancer research, education and support in British Columbia

 Nearly Neil rocked the Burnaby event.


So much spirit in Kamloops

Thanks Chilliwack for showing your blue!

17th Annual Pacific Northwest Conference

This live symposium is for patients, their families and health care professionals. Don't miss out on attending this conference that brings together the leading experts on prostate cancer to present and to discuss the latest findings regarding prostate cancer treatment, prevention, survivorship and scientific progress.
WHERE: Paetzold Auditorium, 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver - 1st Floor, Room 1899
WHEN: Saturday September 23, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

some restrictions will apply

Butts in a Boat win again! 



The Butts in a Boat is the first in the world men's prostate cancer dragon boat team. They beat the women's Abreast in a boat team for the second year in a row as well as receiving silver at the Steveston Regatta..



Pictured here the winning team with some of the women that paddled with the men at the regatta.


 
The WESTCOAST Motorcycle Ride to Live Vancouver and Chilliwack had a great celebration at The University of the Fraser Valley.

Global BC's Paul Hastings was our MC for the day. 



Prostate Cancer Fitness!



Blue Walkers Walking Club

Please join us for our blue walkers weekly prostate cancer walking clubs.

Richmond: We walk on every Thursday 9-10am, along the beautiful river dykes and parks in Richmond (Walk in one of the 3 shopping malls during the raining days or cold seasons).
Chilliwack: Every Wednesday, 9:00 am, Rotary Trail on the Vedder River at the Peach Road Parking Lot. In extreme weather, we meet at the Cottonwood Mall. We send out an email to the group every Monday or Tuesday to announce any changes or if it is the status quo.

For more information or to join the club call the Foundation office at 604-574-4012


 
  


We can always use volunteers.

Our many fundraising events require a lot of work and we are looking for volunteers to join our planning committees.  If you have a bit of free time and would like to help out with  the Father's Day Run or The Ride to Live then please call  604-574-4012.  You don't have to be a runner, walker or ride a motorcycle... just an enthusiastic person who wants to give back!

  


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