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, January 23, 2019

The 2019 PCFBC Events


The Latest & Greatest From
PCFBC & Upcoming Events
In the fall of 2018 the Foundation was busy with fundraisers and awareness. November was Pubs for Prostate month, pubs from across the province participated and raised over $5,000 and counting! Thank you to all pubs and patrons who came out and supported the cause. The Surrey Eagles Hockey Team also jumped on board with custom made Prostate Cancer Foundation BC jerseys. These limited edition jerseys were worn at their November 30th game against the Chilliwack Chiefs, and then auctioned off online with proceeds supporting prostate cancer research. The auction and hockey game created awareness around the importance of early detection through PSA testing. A huge thank you to the Surrey Eagles team, coaches and volunteers who helped make this event great! In December PCFBC was nominated to be one of the presenting charities at Give A Damn Vancouver. Over $4,700 dollars was raised that night for PCFBC. Thank you Give a Damn Vancouver for the opportunity, great event and your generous donation.
Our Support Group Leaders are always busy recruiting amazing speakers to educate their groups each month. Coming up on January 26th the Surrey Support Group has Jonathan Ley, health and life coach, speaking on how different foods create and eliminate inflammation in your body. He currently works with prostate cancer patients and other patients with stage 4 cancer.
The Coquitlam Support Group now has a Facebook page! You can find them at Coquitlam Prostate Cancer Support Group. Please make sure to follow and share their page in your community. Stop by and see our Chilliwack Support Group at the Chilliwack Home Leisure & Outdoor Living Expo this weekend, January 25th - 27th.
2018 PCFBC Grant Awards

Prostate Cancer Foundation BC awarded three research grants in 2018 for a total of $125,000. These grants will provide the means for valuable research to continue at the Vancouver Prostate Centre and BC Cancer. Ultimately working towards improving treatment and lives for men fighting prostate cancer. The three recipients were Jake Noble, Xinpei Ci and Shahram Khosravi. Thank you to all who donated, fund raised and volunteered in 2018. Without your support we would not be able to continue to fund life saving research.

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Conference 2019

September 6th–8th, 2019 join us in New Westminster for our Prostate Cancer Support Group Conference. Three days of speakers on everything from nutrition, sexual health to support group leadership. The conference is open to anyone in the support group community.  Register here
Westcoast Motorcycle
Ride to Live 2019.
2019 Marks the 10th anniversary of the Westcoast Ride to Live. Join us on Sunday, May 26th for a fun poker ride and celebration event. Tickets for the 50/50 raffle are $10 each and now available online, don't miss your chance to win big!. Register for the Ride here.
It's a Snow Day! March 8th, 2019
Join us Friday, March 8th for a fun afternoon on Mt. Seymour! Skiers and snowboarders of all ages complete a fun intermediate course. The race is followed by an reception and silent auction. Grab your mittens and join the cause! Click the logo to register.
21st Annual Father's Day Walk Run
Sunday, June 16th, 2019

The Father’s Day Walk Run registration is now open! Register before February 14th to enter to win a night at the beautiful Harrison Hot Springs! The Walk/Run takes place in 5 cities across the province, check out our website to register in your community. Register Here!
BMO Vancouver Marathon
May 5th, 2019

Are you training for a marathon or know someone who is? Prostate Cancer Foundation BC is registered as an official charity for the BMO Vancouver marathon. Run with purpose, and raise money for PCFBC. Click here to register. .

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