British Columbia has over 20 Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet once a month. This Richmond group is found in 2013 and focused on providing help to Chinese-speaking men, but everyone is welcome. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese and English, meet on the second Thursday of every month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm 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 (or call 604-231-6413 for registration). 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 10am-12pm, 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 to http://prostatecancerbc.ca/ 捐款前列腺癌基金會請到 http://prostatecancerbc.ca/

此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7:008:30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報名請到圖書館網站 或致電604-231-6413 (英語) 報名

列治文前列腺癌友步行團「藍天行」每週二和週四早上時至十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)

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

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

BUTTS IN A BOAT – DRAGON BOAT TEAM 「前列腺癌龍舟隊」

bb20160617_191518 copyAny man, who is ever been diagnosed with prostate cancer - whether they been treated or not—is welcome to try out dragon boating with us on Tuesday evening (7-9pm) from April until October at False Creek, Vancouver. Assuming you are fit enough to exercise, paddling with the “Butts” may be the best thing you can do to stay healthy and have fun! 
The first paddle will likely be on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020. You will see some familiar faces,  Dr Richard Wassersug (Nov 2019 guest speaker, co-lead of Butts in A Boat) and Daniel Leung (Richmond support group leader) are in the team. To join please call Vince Schiralli at 604-551-7931 or email your info using the contact form on http://buttsinaboat.ca/contact-us/  
There are some clinics and courses to let you know about to help kick-start your season.  Click here for more information and registration for paddling clinics  

歡迎任何確診前列腺癌的人(無論曾否接受治療)在2020年4月至10月的星期二晚上7點至9點與我們一起在溫哥華福溪練習划龍船。 如果您健康狀况可以進行鍛煉身體,那麼划船可能是保持健康和玩樂的最佳方法!
要加入團隊,請致電Vince Schiralli 604-551-7931或使用 http://buttsinaboat.ca/contact-us/ 的表格。今年第一次練習會在3月31日星期二。 您可能會在隊中看到熟悉的面孔 - 11月演講者Richard Wassersug博士(他是龍舟隊的聯合負責人) 和支持小組組長Daniel 。

Friday, January 3, 2020

Blue Walkers schedules January 2020 年1月「藍天健行」時間表

由於12月至2月的寒冷天氣,步行時間將更改為10點至中午12點。
Due to cold weather from December to February, walking time will be changed to 10am-12pm. 

2020年1月7日/9日 星期二/四 10點 停車在 5400 River Road, 在堤上集合
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January 7 & 9, 2020, Tuesday & Thursday, 10am -12pm
Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke (From Lynas Lane to Terra Nova)
Meet on the dyke of 5400 River Road (Free parking near Lynas Lane)
GPS address: 5400 River Road, Richmond
請將回收物品放到回收站 PLEASE DROP OFF YOUR RECYCLING ITEMS TO THE 5555 LYNAS LANE RECYCLING DEPOT  

2020年1月14日/16日 星期二/四 10點 在 River Road 西端停車場公廁外集合
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January 14 & 16, 2020, Tuesday & Thursday, 10am -12pm
West Dyke Trail (From Terra Nova to Garry Point)
Meet outside the public washrooms at the west end parking lot of River Road
GPS address: Terra Nova Public Washroom, Richmond

2020年1月21日/23日 星期二/四 10點 在 Garry Point Park 公園停車場公廁外集合
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January 21 & 23, 2020, Tuesday & Thursday, 10am -12pm
Garry Point Park & Steveston Village (From Garry Point to No. 3 Road)
Meet outside the public washrooms at the Garry Point Park parking lot
GPS address: Garry Point Parking Area, Richmond

2020年1月28/30日 星期二/四 10 在南灣社區中心門前集合
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January 28 & 30, 2020, Tuesday & Thursday, 10am -12pm
Meet at the front door of South Arm Community Centre
GPS address: 8880 Williams Rd, Richmond

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Prostate Health Series from January-March 2020 年1-3月前列腺健康專題講座

列治文前列腺癌支援網絡列治文公共圖書館合辦免費的健康專題講座,歡迎各界人士參加。醫生和專家主講一系列的講座,並會免費派發由卑詩省前列腺癌基金會、加拿大前列腺癌基金會和加拿大防癌協會提供的中英文健康小册子,您也可以從網站 www.ChineseProstate.com 下載。 歡迎致電604-836-6423查詢。

講座在每月第二個星期四,下午七時至八時半 ,於列治文公共圖書館總館二樓舉行,(Richmond Public Library, 2/F Brighouse Main Branch, 7700 Minoru Gate,Richmond,BC V6Y 1R8 ) 。
採用中英文投影片,以英語講解,粵語傳譯可以語/粵語發問,歡迎家人伴同參加。
報名電話:    604-231-6413 (英語) 

January 9, 2020, Thursday 7-8:30 pm (2020年1月9日,星期四 7-8:30 pm)
Stress Reduction for the Mind, Body, and Spirit (減低身心和精神壓力)
By Dr Judy Tang MD, CCFP InspireHealth physician (English presentation with Cantonese translation 粤語繙譯)

InspireHealth, a supportive cancer care organization approved by the BC Ministry of Health, is pleased to offer a FREE session entitled “Stress Reduction for the Mind, Body, and Spirit”.  Caring for our mental and emotional health is fundamentally important, especially during a cancer diagnosis.  An InspireHealth physician will be facilitating this interactive session supporting the mind, body, and spirit.  Chinese translation services will be provided by the Richmond Chinese Prostate Cancer Support Group.  This session is open to adults with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Family members and support people are also welcome.     
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February 13, 2020, Thursday 7-8:30 pm (2020年2月13日,星期四 7-8:30 pm) 
Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer (放射治療前列腺癌)
Video by Prostate Cancer Canada (English presentation with Cantonese translation 粤語繙譯)

This presentation from oncologist Dr Danny Vesprini, MD, FRCPC is focused on explaining how radiation therapy works and describes the two main methods of delivering Prostate Radiotherapy - Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiotherapy. It reviews the main treatment options for low, intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer, focusing on the radiotherapy options. This is a video that men and their families may find useful in explaining the different types of radiation and some of the reasons why one modality may be preferred compared to the other options.  To learn more from experts in the field and access related resources, stay tuned for an upcoming webinar host by Prostate Cancer Canada. https://www.prostatecancer.ca/Support/Expert-Angle#.VoqwhxUrK5h
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March 12, 2020,  Thursday 7-8:30 pm (2020年3月12日,星期四 7-8:30 pm) 
Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer (手術治療前列腺癌)
By Dr Christopher Wu & Dr Brian Yang (Cantonese/Mandarin presentation with English translation 國粤語講座)

Dr Christopher Wu, MD FRCSC and Dr. Brian Yang MD, FRCSC are urologists and Clinical Assistant Professors of UBC Dept of Urologic Sciences. They will introduce the basic of Prostate Diseases (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer) and their treatments. With detailed information about Open Surgery and Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy for prostate cancer.

Monday, December 30, 2019

2020 Exercise for Prostate Cancer Survivors in Vancouver / Seniors Drop-in Fitness Class in Richmond

Exercise for Prostate Cancer Survivors

- Vancouver 



TrueNTH Prostate Cancer Survivors Exercise Program
This program is open to all prostate cancer survivors and their carer/spouse. It is designed to help men with prostate cancer learn how to exercise correctly and to reach and maintain wellness goals.
A combination of resistance training, flexibility, balance and aerobic exercise in 2 x 60 minute circuit classes per week. Comprehensive physical assessments completed during week 1 and week 9.
All participants and spouses/caregivers are required to purchase a flexi-pass whether returning or registering for the first time. No other fee will be charged.
NameNumberDate(s)Day(s)TimeLocationEnrolledOpeningsFee and Action

250777January 20, 2020 to April 20, 2020Mon, Wed4:15pm - 5:15pm*Creekside Cmty Rec Centre315Free
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257721January 9, 2020 to March 26, 2020Mon, Thu10:30am - 11:30am*Marpole-Oakridge Cmty Centre010no charge
SIRvivor Prostate Cancer Survivors Exercise - Killarney

A group-based exercise program for men with prostate cancer. This 12 week program is led twice/week for 60 minutes by a BCRPA-registered Fitness Leader with additional cancer exercise training. Classes will address the needs of men with prostate cancer & will include resistance training, flexibility, balance and aerobic exercise.

NameNumberDate(s)Day(s)TimeLocationEnrolledOpeningsFee and Action



252933January 7, 2020 to March 26, 2020Tue, Thu3pm - 4pm*Killarney Cmty Centre119Check details for fees
If you are living in Richmond, you may join the Seniors Drop-in Fitness Class at Richmond Minoru Centre for Active Living, 7191 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC V6Y1N9
Drop-in Fitness Class (senior rate $5.65\\9/hour or $47.2/10visits)

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