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 ($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 rainy 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 donations 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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You are advised to seek professional services from licensed physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists and health care professionals, if and when necessary.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

七月至十月實體講座 In-person Monthly Meeting July-October 2022 at Minoru Seniors Centre

從 2022 年 4 月開始,我們加入了列治文明納老人中心 (Minoru Centre) 的設施使用證計劃。每個月的第二個星期四晚上 6:30 pm 到 8:30 pm我們有專業人士講解健康主題,然後與所有患者和家屬進行圓桌分享。

  • 請在前台刷您的設施使用證(Facility Pass 55 歲以上的老年人或配偶每年 28 元)
  • 該證可使用於50多項每周活動
  • 如果沒有設施使用證 ,請提前15分鐘到達,在前台購買4.3元的入場費。

2022 年 7 月 14 日,星期四 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
英語講座 前列腺癌支持治療 (PCSC) 計劃簡介
講員 : 溫哥華前列腺中心 PCSC 計劃 項目協調員 Jenna Bentley, BA 

2022 年 8 月 11 日,星期四 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
粵語講 一般泌尿外科手術的術前和術後觀
講員 : Frank Cheng, RN 列治文醫院退休註冊護士,擁有34年的手術室、康復室和門診門診經驗。

2022 年 9 月 8 日,星期四 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
英語講座 盆底物理治療 (凱格爾理療)
講員 : Envision Physiotherap註冊物理治療師 Marcy Dayan BSR, MHA 

2022 年 10 月 14 日,星期四 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
粵語講 了解格里森指數
講員 : 列治文前列腺癌支援網絡義務顧問 余威廉博士註册護士

如果你想參加其他城市支援網絡的月會,請查看全國月曆 https://www.prostatecancersupport.ca/calendar/ 
查找更多不同題目的中英語講座錄影,請到我們的網頁查找 https://www.chineseprostate.com/ (當你用手機進入時,若看不到排列在右邊的二百多項網頁連結,請滚動至最下方,點擊 View Web Version 就會看到)。
查詢電話 604-836-6423 網站 www.ChineseProstate.com

Started from April 2022, we are part of the Minoru Centre's Seniors Facility Pass programPlease swipe your pass (annual $25 for seniors 55+ or spouse) at the front desk or pay a $4.5 drop-in fee when arriving for each session. 

We meet every month on the second Thursday evening from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. We have the health topics presented by the professionals and then have the roundtable sharing with all patients and families. 

Here is the next four months' program:

July 14, 2022, Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
English presentation by Jenna Bentley BA, Program Coordinator of PCSC, Vancouver Prostate Centre

August 11, 2022, Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Pre-operative and Post-operative view for Urology procedures
Cantonese presentation by Frank Cheng, RN retired at Richmond Hospital with 34 years of Operating Room, Recovery Room and Outpatient Ambulatory Experience.

September 8, 2022, Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy (Kegel Physiotherapy) 
English presentation by Marcy Dayan BSR, MHA  of Envision Physiotherapy

October 14, 2022, Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 
Understanding Gleason Scores  
Cantonese presentation by Wellam Yu Ko, RN, PhD our Volunteer advisor since 2013

If you would like to attend monthly meetings of other cities' support networks, please check this national calendar https://www.prostatecancersupport.ca/calendar/.

If you want to find more videos of Chinese and English presentations on different topics, please go to our website  https://www.chineseprostate.com/ (When you enter with your mobile phone, you may not see the 260 webpage links on the right, please scroll down and click View Web Version to see it). 

You may visit the SIRvivor BC website for the virtual class and classes in other cities.

If you are diagnosed with prostate cancer through a biopsy, don't hesitate to contact the Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program for the survivorship program. Or view the recording of these seven modules online. Also, don't miss the Prostate Cancer Exercise Program before or after your treatment! 

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