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. We 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, September 1, 2017

Prostate Cancer Foundation BC Newsletter- September 2017


BC Place will light up in Blue tonight, September 5th for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

Some of our many BC support groups take time off in the summer but come September they are all in full swing.
To attend one of the many informative groups please click here for a listing of times and locations.

September topics at some of the support groups


September 14, 2017, BPH Management Options - Dr Kiara Hennessey
October 12, 2017, Prostate Cancer & Treatments - Dr Vu Truong & Dr Brian Yang
November 9, 2017, Chemotherapy - TBA
December 14, 2017, Masculinities & Health - Wellam Yu Ko PhD(c)


Thurs. Sept. 7 at 7:00pm, Mt. Cheam Lions Hall

- Our speaker will be Glenda Standeven who will talk about the power of positive thinking.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions and visit with a number of PC survivors after the presentation.
Thursday September 7 at 11 am at 565 W 10th Vancouver.
Sarah Albrecht from CCS will be speaking about services that the CCS provide.

Sept. 30  at 10 am Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72 Ave, Surrey. Dr. Alexander Wyatt Senior Research Scientist at Vancouver Prostate Cancer Centre. He is a molecular biologist with vast experience in translational Prostate Cancer genomics and bioinformatics. Dr. Wyatt's laboratory studies the genomics of lethal prostate cancer.
Oct.28, at 10 am Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72 Ave, Surrey. Dr. Celab Ng, BSc. ND at the Mountain View Wellness Centre.
Licensed Naturopathic Physician Dr. Ng has been addressing prostate condition and erectile dysfunction.

Blue Chatters Coffee Club - everyone is welcome.  Every Friday 10:00am at Alliance Friendship Café - Shaughnessy & Lougheed

For locations and times of all meetings click here.

The Raymond James Father's Day Walk/Run
raised $408,500.00!

Events were held June 18th in Burnaby, Chilliwack, Victoria, Kamloops and Kelowna. Close to 1300 participants and 294 volunteers raised $408,500.00 for prostate cancer research, education and support in British Columbia

 Nearly Neil rocked the Burnaby event.

So much spirit in Kamloops

Thanks Chilliwack for showing your blue!

17th Annual Pacific Northwest Conference

This live symposium is for patients, their families and health care professionals. Don't miss out on attending this conference that brings together the leading experts on prostate cancer to present and to discuss the latest findings regarding prostate cancer treatment, prevention, survivorship and scientific progress.
WHERE: Paetzold Auditorium, 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver - 1st Floor, Room 1899
WHEN: Saturday September 23, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

some restrictions will apply

Butts in a Boat win again! 

The Butts in a Boat is the first in the world men's prostate cancer dragon boat team. They beat the women's Abreast in a boat team for the second year in a row as well as receiving silver at the Steveston Regatta..

Pictured here the winning team with some of the women that paddled with the men at the regatta.

The WESTCOAST Motorcycle Ride to Live Vancouver and Chilliwack had a great celebration at The University of the Fraser Valley.

Global BC's Paul Hastings was our MC for the day. 

Prostate Cancer Fitness!

Blue Walkers Walking Club

Please join us for our blue walkers weekly prostate cancer walking clubs.

Richmond: We walk on every Thursday 9-10am, along the beautiful river dykes and parks in Richmond (Walk in one of the 3 shopping malls during the raining days or cold seasons).
Chilliwack: Every Wednesday, 9:00 am, Rotary Trail on the Vedder River at the Peach Road Parking Lot. In extreme weather, we meet at the Cottonwood Mall. We send out an email to the group every Monday or Tuesday to announce any changes or if it is the status quo.

For more information or to join the club call the Foundation office at 604-574-4012


We can always use volunteers.

Our many fundraising events require a lot of work and we are looking for volunteers to join our planning committees.  If you have a bit of free time and would like to help out with  the Father's Day Run or The Ride to Live then please call  604-574-4012.  You don't have to be a runner, walker or ride a motorcycle... just an enthusiastic person who wants to give back!


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