As with any successful research enterprise the key to success is establishing and maintaining strong networks and partnerships with local, national, and international collaborators, as well as funders, patients and benefactors.

Host Institutions

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute University of British  Columbia
UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC

Our Valuable Partners Include:

Accel-Rx BC Cancer Agency
Government of Canada Canada Foundation for Innovation
Canadian Cancer Society CIHR

Coalition to Cure Prostate Cancer

Genome British Columbia Genome Canada
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Movember Foundation
Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada Prostate Cancer Canada
Prostate Cancer Foundation Prostate Cancer BC
Provincial Health Services Authority The Terry Fox Foundation
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.


2016 Step Up team

Step Up Challenge fundraiser: February 25, 2018

The annual Step Up Challenge, raising funds for Prostate Cancer Canada, takes place in Vancouver on Sunday February 25. Click here to sponsor our relay team as they climbs 379 floors. Click here to volunteer to help with the event.

It's a Snow Day poster

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.




Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Discovery of a promising new medication to block "master key" of cancer growth

Dr. Chris Ong
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Drs. Wyatt and Chi: ctDNA predicts resistance to AR-targeted therapy

VCHRI News article on study of ctDNA predicting resistance to AR-targeted therapy

Make A Difference

Help the Vancouver Prostate Centre fund research to find better treatments and a cure.