British Columbia, Canada has over 20 Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet once a month. This Richmond group is found in 2013 by volunteers and focused on providing help to Chinese-speaking men, but everyone is welcome. We speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin, meet on the second Thursday of every month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Seniors Centre of Minoru Centre for Active Living (7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC V6Y 1N9 Multipurpose Room 1 (1033)). 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.

No registration is required. Please swipe your Facility Pass ($28/year for seniors 55+ or spouses) or pay a $4.5 drop-in fee at the front desk when arriving for each session.

If you want to chat one on one with a survivor, you may drop in our walking club. The Richmond Blue Walkers walk 5-10 km on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am-11 am, 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,我們講英語普通話廣東話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每月第二個星期四下午6:30-8:30在「明納健康活動中心」的長者中心多用途活動室1 (1033)

每次都需要在前台的會員證(55歲以上長者年費$28),也可以付$4.5的單次場地費

列治文前列腺癌友步行團「藍天健行」每週二和週四早上9時至11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)。點擊查詢活動更新 打電話604-836-6423 (Daniel)

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

May to June Meeting and Fundraising 五月至六月前列腺健康專題講座與籌款活動

Here are some Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting in May and June, EVERYONE ARE WELCOME!

May 1, 2014, Thursday 11am-1pm at Prostate Cancer Canada Network Vancouver  Group
Subject: Radiation Therapy for Newly Diagnosed
Speaker: Dr. Jim Morris, Oncologist BC Cancer Agency
Address:  Canadian Cancer Society BC & Yukon Division, Main Floor, 565 West 10th Ave. Vancouver
May 5, 2014, Monday 7-9pm The WEBINAR from Chilliwack Support Group
Subject: Latest Advances in the Development of Novel Chemotherapies for Prostate Cancer  
Speaker: Dr Artem Cherkasov: Vancouver Prostate Centre 
Please register early at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3824730720017637634, after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you are having issues registering or attending the meeting, please call the support line at 1 866 998 6710
May 8, 2014, Thursday 6-8pm at Richmond Chinese Prostate Cancer Networking Group 
(五月八日星期四下午六時至八時列治文華人前列腺癌支援網絡)
Subject: Discuss the issues faced by men who were working at the time of prostate cancer diagnosis and who subsequently had radical prostatetomy.
(前列腺切除手術對工作男仕的影響)
Speaker: Mr. Wellam Yu Ko, Doctoral student at the UBC School of Nursing
(由余威廉先生主持〈粤语〉)
Address: Garratt Wellness Centre, 7504 Chelsea Place, Richmond, BC, V7C 3S9
May 25, 2014 Sunday Westcoast Motorcycle Ride To Live (Vancouver & Chilliwack)
http://www.vancouver.ridetolive.ca/
Ride To Live Promotion VIDEO
Ride Photographs & Graphics www.ridetolive.smugmug.com

May 25, 2014 Sunday Do It For Dads Step Up Challenge Vancouver 
http://doitfordads.com/stepup/what-is-step-up#.U3dexvldV8G
Registration Open: 8:00 AM
Event Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location:  Oceanic Plaza, Guinness Tower, Park Place, TD Tower, Scotia Tower

May 27, 2014, Tuesday 7-9pm at North Shore Prostate Cancer Support Group
Subject: Hormone Therapy
Speaker: Dr.Wassersug
Address: Lower Floor Auditorium, Lions Gate Hospital, 231 15th St E, North Vancouver, BC, V7L 2L7

June 3, 2014, Tuesday 7pm-9pm at Prostate Cancer Canada Network Coquitlam  Group
Subject: Prostate Cancer Events
Speaker: Bryan McPherson, Chairman of Prostate Cancer Foundation of BC
Address:  Room 9 at Pinetree Community Center, 1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
June 5, 2014, Thursday 11am-1pm at Prostate Cancer Canada Network Vancouver  Group
Subject: Using The PSA Test
Speaker: Dr. Tom Pickles, Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
Address:  Canadian Cancer Society BC & Yukon Division, Main Floor, 565 West 10th Ave. Vancouver

June 12, 2014, Thursday 6-8pm at Richmond Chinese Prostate Cancer Networking Group 
(6月12日星期四下午六時至八時列治文華人前列腺癌支援網絡)
Subject: ED - Erectile Dysfunction, A Look at a Non-invasive Treatment. 
(真空吸引器改善男仕不舉(衰老或手術後遺症)
Speaker: Mr. Lou Rioux, BA, Cert. Coun. Sc, Store Manager of "Shopper" Health Care Centre at VGH (Diamond Centre) 
(英語主講 / 普通話傳譯)
Address: Garratt Wellness Centre, 7504 Chelsea Place, Richmond, BC, V7C 3S9
June 15, 2014, Sunday 
Do it for Dad Father’s Day Walk/Run 
Fundraising Event at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, BC. http://www.doitfordad.ca/
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June 24, 2014, Tuesday 7-9pm at North Shore Prostate Cancer Support Group
Subject: TBA.
Speaker: Jo-Anne Weiler,  Clinical Councilor and therapist
Address: Lower Floor Auditorium, Lions Gate Hospital, 231 15th St E, North Vancouver, BC, V7L 2L7

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