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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Friday, August 14, 2020

The first virtual Support Group Meeting for Partners of Prostate Cancer Patients on Wednesday, August 19th, 7pm!

 


Don't miss our very first Partners in Prostate meeting next Wednesday!
Prostate cancer is often called a couple's disease given the impact that a diagnosis often has, not only on the patient, but also their partner.

Communication about topics like intimacy, treatment side effects, and fear of the unknown can be difficult, but research has shown that providing support to the partners of prostate cancer patients improves health outcomes for both the patient and their partner.

Join us for a judgment-free, partners-only, confidential and positive conversation on August 19th at 7 pm PDT over Zoom.

Open to all partners of prostate cancer patients, male or female, let's create a community that will support and empower each other throughout our partners' journeys.

Glenda Standeven, authour of What Men Won't Talk About... and Women Need to Know: A Woman's Perspective on Prostate Cancer, motivational speaker, cancer survivor, and wife of a prostate cancer patient herself, will be facilitating this meeting.

If you have not used Zoom before, or are having difficulties getting set up with it, please feel free to contact Richelle Green at richelle@prostatecancerbc.ca for assistance.

Please register in advance below, as spots are limited.
Prostate Cancer Foundation BC | 604-574-4012 | #4-17918 55th Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 6C8 | www.prostatecancerbcsupportgroups.ca

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