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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Monday, August 31, 2020

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Here are some support group leaders have kindly offered to open these meetings up to anyone in Canada who wishes to join: 

Support Group

Date

Time

Speaker(s)

Topic

How to access the meeting

Tri-Cities Prostate Cancer Support Group

September 1st, 2020

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST

Marcy Dayan, BSR, MHA, registered physiotherapist

Pelvic floor issues, incontinence rehabilitation, and other issues

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81172645456

Meeting ID: 811 7264 5456

No password required.

Vancouver Prostate Cancer Support Group

September 3rd, 2020

11:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Marcy Dayan, BSR, MHA, registered physiotherapist

Pelvic floor issues, incontinence rehabilitation, and other issues

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83921317888?pwd=cnpkTUVOZVYwS0NyNFpUWVBTcnpjUT09

Meeting ID: 839 2131 7888

Passcode: 849781

Chilliwack Prostate Cancer Support Group

September 3rd, 2020

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST

Peter Brown

 

Presentation from Dr. Tomasz Beer

Presentation from the 2019 PCRI Conference – information on chemotherapy, genetic testing, immune or injection therapy, pills, etc.

Please register in advance at the following link and the Zoom details will be emailed to you:  

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqf-CvrjMqEtB10lwlCpoq2_dTVaGTUUug

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Speaker Series

September 8th, 2020

11:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Dr. Anne Katz,

PhD, RN, FAAN, sexuality counselor, and author

 'What's a man to do? Sexuality after prostate cancer'

Please register in advance at the following link and the Zoom details will be emailed to you:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlduqorT8vH9BQW425luhTDa0ksKT4P7Nq

Richmond Prostate Cancer Support Group

September 10th, 2020

6:30 pm –8:30 pm PST

Dr. Wellam Yu Ko, RN, PhD

Testosterone: An Overview (概述睾丸激素)

English/Cantonese presentation

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83173071250

Meeting ID: 831 7307 1250

No password required.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Speaker Series

September 15th, 2020

11:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Dr. David Berman,   MD, PhD, Professor, and Director at Queen's Cancer Research Institute

 'What's in your pathology report?’ 

Please register in advance at the following link and the Zoom details will be emailed to you: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYufumvqDIiGdbcER7ZxpLS_WWqZPkd-U7l

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Speaker Series

September 22nd, 2020

11:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Dr. Rachel Murphy,  scientist, Cancer Control, BC Cancer

Nutrition and Cancer

Please register in advance at the following link and the Zoom details will be emailed to you: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qceqrqDosE9zNkV5i8-1cNWQ37M0Td2JZ

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Speaker Series

September 29th, 2020

11:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Dr. Danny Vesprini,  MSc, FRCPC, researcher, professor, and radiation oncologist

'Active Surveillance: Why, Who, How and How Not'

Please register in advance at the following link and the Zoom details will be emailed to you:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkcOytqTksHdDC0wRxhWS-ZMZFW_SKhHaa

 

The SIRvivor exercise program will be back with virtual/online classes beginning at the end of September (see poster below).  

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