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, May 28, 2021

Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference

21st Annual Conference

This year's conference is being held virtually at a reduced cost.

  • Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
  • 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

At the premier prostate cancer conference in the Northwest for patients and their families, the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute — in conjunction with the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Prostate Centre — bring together the foremost experts on prostate cancer to present and discuss the latest findings regarding prostate cancer treatment, prevention, survivorship and scientific progress.

Registration is based on location (U.S. or Canada).

Fee: $15 CAD*, includes virtual conference and materials

*Canadian fee may differ for USD based on conversion rate.

Registration is open to patients, their families, and the community. 

Healthcare industry attendance is limited to program sponsors.

  • Patients with prostate cancer
  • Men at risk for prostate cancer
  • Families and loved ones
  • Advocates for progress against prostate cancer
  • Anyone with interest in prostate cancer

The conference provides updates on:

  • Prevention and early detection of prostate cancer
  • Treatment of localized prostate cancer
  • Medical management of advanced prostate cancer
  • The current status of knowledge about the role of nutrition in prostate cancer
  • Highlights of recent scientific progress

The conference also features:

  • A survey of current clinical trials that are likely to change the standard of care
  • Information about coping with a prostate cancer diagnosis
  • Information on sexuality in prostate cancer
  • Opportunities for audience participation
https://www.ohsu.edu/knight-cancer-institute/pacific-northwest-prostate-cancer-conference

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