British Columbia has over 20 Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet once a month. This Richmond group is found in 2013 and focused on providing help to Chinese-speaking men, but everyone is welcome. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese and English, meet on the second Thursday of every month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm 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 10am-12pm, 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.

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of BC accepts donation online, please go to 捐款前列腺癌基金會請到

此支援小組乃義工組織,我們講普通話廣東話和英語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我們每月一次第二個星期四從下午7:008:30在列治文公共圖書館二樓市中心公眾泳池對面舉辦免費聚會邀請中英專業人仕主辦醫療與健康講座交流經驗與分享感受報名請到圖書館網站 或致電604-231-6413 (英語) 報名

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Prostate Health Series from January-March 2020 年1-3月前列腺健康專題講座

列治文前列腺癌支援網絡列治文公共圖書館合辦免費的健康專題講座,歡迎各界人士參加。醫生和專家主講一系列的講座,並會免費派發由卑詩省前列腺癌基金會、加拿大前列腺癌基金會和加拿大防癌協會提供的中英文健康小册子,您也可以從網站 下載。 歡迎致電604-836-6423查詢。

講座在每月第二個星期四,下午七時至八時半 ,於列治文公共圖書館總館二樓舉行,(Richmond Public Library, 2/F Brighouse Main Branch, 7700 Minoru Gate,Richmond,BC V6Y 1R8 ) 。
報名電話:    604-231-6413 (英語) 

January 9, 2020, Thursday 7-8:30 pm (2020年1月9日,星期四 7-8:30 pm)
Stress Reduction for the Mind, Body, and Spirit (減低身心和精神壓力)
By Dr Judy Tang MD, CCFP InspireHealth physician (English presentation with Cantonese translation 粤語繙譯)

InspireHealth, a supportive cancer care organization approved by the BC Ministry of Health, is pleased to offer a FREE session entitled “Stress Reduction for the Mind, Body, and Spirit”.  Caring for our mental and emotional health is fundamentally important, especially during a cancer diagnosis.  An InspireHealth physician will be facilitating this interactive session supporting the mind, body, and spirit.  Chinese translation services will be provided by the Richmond Chinese Prostate Cancer Support Group.  This session is open to adults with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Family members and support people are also welcome.     

February 13, 2020, Thursday 7-8:30 pm (2020年2月13日,星期四 7-8:30 pm) 
Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer (放射治療前列腺癌)
Video by Prostate Cancer Canada (English presentation with Cantonese translation 粤語繙譯)

This presentation from oncologist Dr Danny Vesprini, MD, FRCPC is focused on explaining how radiation therapy works and describes the two main methods of delivering Prostate Radiotherapy - Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiotherapy. It reviews the main treatment options for low, intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer, focusing on the radiotherapy options. This is a video that men and their families may find useful in explaining the different types of radiation and some of the reasons why one modality may be preferred compared to the other options.  To learn more from experts in the field and access related resources, stay tuned for an upcoming webinar host by Prostate Cancer Canada.

March 12, 2020,  Thursday 7-8:30 pm (2020年3月12日,星期四 7-8:30 pm) 
Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer (手術治療前列腺癌)
By Dr Christopher Wu & Dr Brian Yang (Cantonese/Mandarin presentation with English translation 國粤語講座)

Dr Christopher Wu, MD FRCSC and Dr. Brian Yang MD, FRCSC are urologists and Clinical Assistant Professors of UBC Dept of Urologic Sciences. They will introduce the basic of Prostate Diseases (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer) and their treatments. With detailed information about Open Surgery and Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy for prostate cancer.

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