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)

This blog is provided as a public service. Any persons using the information or documents provided on the blog do so at their own risk. Reference: Oncology Guide to Reliable Websites

Friday, May 7, 2021

May 13, 2021 Roundtable sharing 5月13日 圓桌會議分享

在5月13日星期四下午6:30-8:30的 網上聚會將沒有嘉賓講員,歡迎您參加我們的圓桌會議。 您可以用你的語言(英語/粵語/國語)發問丶分享經驗或講述自己的前列腺疾病故事。你若不想公開發問,請打電話 604-836-6423 與 Daniel 聯絡。


It will be no guest speaker at the May 13, Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Zoom meeting. Please feel free to join us for the roundtable sharing. You may ask questions,  share your experience or telling your own story of prostate diseases in your comfortable languages (English/Cantonese/Mandarin). Or you may call me at 604-836-6423 at your convenience. 

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我們將在6月舉行父親節步行/跑步活動 你將有機會得到两張機票 (時間地點容後公佈)。 請加入我們的 “Richmond Blue Walkers” 團隊,享受其中的樂趣和筹募經費!我們將在美麗的列治文河堤上 (或在你家附近) 步行/跑步/騎單車。 請立刻上網報名 參加 “ Richmond Blue Walkers” 或通過支持團隊成員向卑詩省前列腺癌基金會捐款。謝謝!

We have a Father's Day Walk/Run event in June (Time and place will be announced later). You could win two flights! Please join our team, "Richmond Blue Walkers", for the fun and funds! We will walk/run/bike on the beautiful Richmond river dike trails (or in your neighbourhood). Please donate to the Prostate Cancer Foundation BC by supporting any member of the "Richmond Blue Walkers" Register & Sponsor link.

Friday, April 2, 2021

SIRvivor BC: Prostate Cancer Exercise Program

原先計劃在列治文「明納健康活動中心」的長者中心舉辦的 SIRvivor BC : 前列腺強身建體班,由於COVID-19疫情,已改為網上練仍然可以報名,參加者必须是針刺取樣確診者或康復者 。

針對前列腺癌確診者或康復者的男性前列腺癌運動計劃 ,從2021年5月5日至6月12日,每逢周三和周六下午2:45 pm - 3:45 pm舉

報名請致電列治文市政府 604-276-4300,註冊編号73982,費用為$25+ $1.25 GST!
The new SIRvivor BC: Prostate Cancer Exercise Program for men with prostate cancer from May 5 to June 12, 2021, was started on Zoom.
(This was the new in-person exercise class at Richmond Minoru Centre for Active Living, But changed to Zoom online class due to the COVID-19)
The lesson still has spaces, please call 604-276-4300 for registration #73982, is a $25 fee + $1.25 GST! The register must be diagnostic prostate cancer or after the treatment patients.

Richmond Minoru Centre for Active Living is starting up a new in-person low impact exercise class in May for men with prostate cancer. 

Please call 604-276-4300 for registration #73982, is a $25 fee + $1.25 GST!


For other cities and virtual class, please see the flyer:

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Support Groups in Challenging Times - 2021 Prostate Cancer Support Workshop

 

Last chance to register for our 2021 free, online prostate cancer support workshop!
See the full program and speaker's bios here

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to learn more about:

  • supporting your own mental health in order to better support others
  • how to communicate empathetically in a virtual environment
  • free resources available to you and other prostate cancer patients
  • the immense value support groups provide especially during isolation and challenging times like these
  • and more!

We are also very excited to present a COVID-19 and Prostate Cancer Panel featuring 5 renowned Canadian prostate cancer experts who will be available to answer any of the tough questions that may be on your mind while navigating prostate cancer treatment, diagnosis, or symptoms throughout this pandemic. 

Registration for this free Workshop closes March 17th at 11:59 pm.

Register Now!

If you wish to review the recording, slides, handouts, and other resources from the Workshop, please visit this link: https://mailchi.mp/prostatecancerbc/support-workshop-followup

Friday, March 12, 2021

April 8, 2021 Zoom Meeting - The Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program

Please join our support group monthly meeting via Zoom on Thursday, April 8, 2021, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Guest Speaker: Ms Jenna Bentley, BA, Program Coordinator, Prostate Cancer Supportive Care (PCSC) Program, Vancouver Prostate Centre

Topics: An overview of the PCSC Program and the free resources/supports offer

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021

Richmond Blue Walkers schedule 2021「藍天健行」時間表

We walk along the beautiful river dikes of Fraser River and trials in parks

every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 11 am.



Meeting places:

On the 1st and 2nd weeks of the months, please meet at the parking lot of "Terra Nova Public Washroom".

 

The 3rd and 4th weeks are at "No. 3 Road Fishing Pier". (The 5th weeks TBA)

You may find the meeting place by entering the above address on the Google Map.

 

Routes:

1st week - Fraser River Middle Arm Dyke (From Terra Nova to Cambie Road) 

2nd weekWest Dyke Trail (From Terra Nova to Garry Point Park) 

3rd weekSouth Dyke Recreational Trail West (From No. 3 Road Fishing Pier to Garry Point Park) 

4th weekSouth Dyke Recreational Trail East (From No. 3 Road Fishing Pier to Horseshoe Slough Trail)

Alternative trails for severe weather conditions:

1. South Arm Park (Meet at the front door of South Arm Community Centre)    Google Map address of the meeting place: 8880 Williams Road, Richmond

2. Minoru Park (Meet at the Grandstand of the Minoru Oval)   Google Map address of the meeting place: 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond

3. Richmond Shopping Mall

We started to walk for an hour weekly from May 18, 2017, and increased to twice a week after 3 months!  

From November 2017 we set to 2 hours or 10 km twice a week!


Thursday, February 25, 2021

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP March meeting 2021年3月 前列腺健康專題講座

Here is the link to the Prostate Cancer BC newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/prostatecancerbc/february-2021-newsletter

  

Our Richmond Support Group meeting on March 11, 2021, Thursday 6:30 pm-8:30 pm – English/Mandarin presentation by Dr Chichun Lin MHS, Psy.D.

[我們三月份的健康講座 2021311,星期四 6:30 pm-8:30 pm – 啟鈞博士 英文/中文講座]

 

Topic: Depression Issues among Immigrant Men with Prostate Cancer 

[主題男性移民者及前列腺癌患者的憂()鬱症狀況]

1. What is depression? 

   [什麼是憂()鬱症?]

2. What are the depression issues among immigrant men?

   [男性移民者經歷哪些憂()鬱症狀況?]

3. What are the depression issues among men with prostate cancer?

   [男性前列腺癌患者經歷哪些憂()鬱症狀況?]

4. What are coping approaches for the depression issues?

   [可以怎麼面對這些憂()鬱症狀況?]

 

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