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)。查詢活動更新請打電話604-836-6423 (Daniel)

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

April Testicular Cancer Awareness Month 睾丸癌關注月


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KNOW THY NUTS
A guy's nuts need a lot more love than you think, so don't leave them hanging. 

Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in young men yet our research has found that majority of men never or rarely perform a self-examination. This April, the Movember Foundation is going balls-out for Testicular Cancer Awareness Month and asking men to #KnowThyNuts. 

See how you can get involved
How to check 'em
WHAT'S NUTS, WHAT'S NOT...
Finding out what's normal for a man's nuts could save their life, as most lumps and bumps on their nuts are not cancer. Early detection is key when it comes to testicular cancer. You can raise awareness of what to look out for and help encourage men to see a doctor if something doesn't feel right down there.
Limited Edition Product Range
BEYOND THE BALLS
There's lots of ways you can get involved during Testicular Cancer Awareness Month and support the men's health programs we fund. The limited edition soap on a rope is an ideal reminder for men to check their nuts when they're in the shower. We've also got Movember x RLTD underwear and a testicular cancer awareness pin to wear your support proudly. 
The Movember Foundation is the number one global funder of testicular cancer programs. With your help, we can continue to fund much-needed cancer research and support services.
CHANGING THE FACE OF MEN'S HEALTH

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