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 and all ages are welcome. Please swipe your Facility Pass ($23/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 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$23),也可以付$4.3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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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)?

你是我們九月九日邀請的嘉賓講員,你願意與我們分享患上前列腺疾病和康復的旅程嗎?你可以用你慣用的英語、粤語或國語與我們交談,若有任何疑問,我們也願意聆聽和分享我們的經驗。希望九號星期四下午6:30見到你。

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83652543535

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 www.ChineseProstate.com

For more support group's meetings across Canada, please click here: https://www.prostatecancersupport.ca/calendar/



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: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqdumhqT0sGdBgJVvLIcuu3PeaKopCGEpo

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: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/839928344883864331 

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.