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, 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 (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 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.
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Friday, February 1, 2013
Prostate Cancer Special Series on Vancouver Sun
Monday: Awareness and new treatments provide hope for prostate cancer patients
Tuesday: Prostate test a life saver, with surveillance
Wednesday: Avoiding the knife takes effort
Thursday: 'Very few men ... are the same as before'
Friday: 'Groundbreaking' new technology eases diagnosis of prostate cancer
Also, has another 5-days Breast Cancer special series on October 4, 2010:
Monday: Battling cancer without chemo
Tuesday: Survival rates increase
Wednesday: Dignosis waits reduced by half
Thursday: The public face of fundraising
Friday: There's no 'right' attitude to have when it comes to breast cancer