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, 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 www.ChineseProstate.com 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 ) 。
採用中英文投影片,以英語講解,粵語傳譯可以語/粵語發問,歡迎家人伴同參加。
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.     
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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. https://www.prostatecancer.ca/Support/Expert-Angle#.VoqwhxUrK5h
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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 ( Cantonese/English presentation with Mandarin translation 伍瀚洋醫生粤語講座)

Dr Christopher Wu, MD FRCSC is 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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