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 ($36/year for seniors 55+ or spouses) or pay a $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 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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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Prostate Cancer September Awareness Month 前列腺癌九月關注月

Our Richmond Chinese Prostate Cancer Support Group on Zoom on September 9, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pmThis month's special speakers: You and all patients/survivors. Would you mind sharing your own story or asking questions in your comfortable languages (English, Cantonese or Mandarin)?


Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 836 5254 3535  Passcode: 8024576

This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. 
We have a series of special presentations for you; please click on the links to register NOW.
For more updates, go to

For more support group's meetings across Canada, please click here:

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Laurence Klotz, MD, of Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, one of the pioneers of active surveillance for low to intermediate-risk prostate cancer, will be speaking to two support groups.

Klotz will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. ET Sept. 9 to  Canada’s new Active Surveillance Nationwide Support Group. To register, click here:

The AnCan Virtual Support Group for Active Surveillance is holding a webinar featuring Klotz at 8 p.m. ET Sept. 29. To register, click here: 

The program is entitled “Active Surveillance: Past, Present and Future.”

Dr. Klotz helped create the concept of active surveillance and even came up with the name for the strategy.

His clinical research interests have been in the areas of active surveillance, image-guided therapy, molecular biomarkers, and androgen receptor-targeted therapy. He has led numerous randomized trials in prostate cancer.