Canada has over 60 Prostate Cancer Support Groups that meet once a month. This Richmond group in British Columbia is founded 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 and all ages are welcome. Please swipe your Facility Pass ($28/year for seniors 55+ or spouses) or pay a $4.3 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 rainy days or cold seasons). Click here for the schedule or contact Daniel Leung at 604-836-6423 for the locations and meeting places.

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Cruise With A Cause - Prostate Cancer Foundation BC fundraising event

Celebrity Meet and Greet - August 31st, 2013, 3-5pm Meet and greet with the cast of CBC's hit series Heartland and other celebrities. Autographs by minimum donation of $10 per autograph. NO TICKETS NECESSARY Doors will open at 3 pm.

Location: Sandman Hotel, 180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Time: 3-5pm (Saturday, August 31st)

Gala Fundraiser with Celebrity Guests - August 31st, 7pm-12am
A fun evening of entertainment, celebrities, silent and live auction, and survivor stories.

For tickets, please click here. All proceeds benefitting Prostate Cancer Foundation BC

Location: Sandman Hotel, 180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Time: 7pm-12am (Saturday, August 31st)

Cruise with a Cause Motorcycle Ride Around BC - Sept 1st to 6th
A group of celebrities will ride around BC to promote awareness for Prostate Cancer.

Watch for more information on where they will stop and the activities that will happen at each stop.

Time: leaving on Sunday September 1st and returning on September 6th, 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

InspireHealth ONLINE

InspireHealth is aiming to make integrative cancer care available to those all across the province who cannot travel to their centers, so to that end, this online program is designed to be accessed from anywhere in BC. Through the program, patients will have access to their healthcare practitioners and learn powerful ways to alleviate symptoms of treatment, reduce the likelihood of recurrence, and optimize the body’s healing potential.

The fall program starts on September 10, 2013. Interested participants can find more information and the registration form at

The LIFE Webinar Series is open to anyone in Canada interested in supporting themselves or others with cancer. To learn more click here. Next program starts January 21, 2014. Registration is $45 for all four webinars presented by medical professionals.