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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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

九月十日英語免費健康講座(粤語,國語翻譯) , 十九日英語講座September 10 Meeting, September 19 Conference

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, also our Richmond supporting group is passing the 30-months milestone this month. It is not easy to walk to this point without your support.
It is our pleasure to have Ms. Leah Lariviere, executive director of Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, as our guest speaker on Thursday, September, 10, 2015 6-7pm sharing the following topics:
1. What is Prostate Cancer Foundation BC?
2. Service Goals - Support, Awareness, Advocacy and Research
3. BC Support Group Council
4. Support Groups
Address: Garratt Wellness Centre, 7504 Chelsea Place, Richmond, BC, V7C 3S9 (Blundell/No. 2 Rd.)
Contact: 604-836-6423 Daniel Leung

After the talk, we will have a PowerPoint slideshow of
1. What is Prostate Diseases?
2. How to screen & diagnostic
3. How to treatments
4. Any side effects after treatment

九月是前列腺癌關注月,希望藉各界媒體的宣傳教育與國民的参與,譲大眾認識這影響男仕的疾病。惡性的前列腺癌令八份之一的加拿大男仕們在中年發病,不但影響工作和夫妻生活,甚至喪失生命,近年由於抽血篩檢及大腸指檢的普及,前列腺癌的確診已漸漸年輕化。醫療研究及國民關注亦令到患病者存活率大大提高。良性的前列腺肥大與前列腺炎雖然沒有生命危險,但尿頻,小便刺痛,血尿,夜尿或失禁等病徵,足以影響男仕與家人的生活質素。

以下是九月份一系列的前列腺健康活動:

九月十日(星期四)下午六時至八時英語免費健康講座(粤語國語翻譯)
專題:前列腺癌基金會的社區工作以及前列腺疾病治療
講員:Ms Leah Lariviere, 卑斯省前列腺癌基金會執行幹事
地址:列治文華人前列腺癌支援網絡,Garratt Wellness Centre, 7504 Chelsea Place, Richmond, BC, V7C 3S9 (Blundell/No. 2 Rd.)
電話查604-836-6423

九月十九日(星期六)上午八時半至下午四時半英語前列腺癌講座
15th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference
(從溫哥華,西雅圖和波特蘭三市連線視像會議
費用:每位二十元包午餐及飲品
講員: Larry Goldenberg MD, Mark Moyad MD, Tomasz M Beer MD and Celestia S. Higano MD and others speakers
地址:The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Family Theatre at the BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 19, 2015 Prostate Cancer Conference

15th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference


Join us for the 15th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference on Saturday September 19th, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Family Theatre at the BC Cancer Research Centre
675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Cost: $20 includes lunch and refreshments
To see the agenda, click here.
To register, please click here.