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Posted: 2017-07-26

July 26, 2017 - TORONTO, ON - Continuing their longstanding tradition of partnering to fund high quality Canadian prostate cancer research, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) and The Movember Foundation today announced two new projects with very real potential to make a tangible difference in the lives of men living with aggressive forms of prostate cancer.

Posted: 2017-07-19

The Best of the AACR Journals collection 2016 highlights the most-cited articles published in 2015 across the AACR journals.

Posted: 2017-07-18

On Saturday September 23, 2017 the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Prostate Centre’s Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program will be participating in the 17th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Symposium. In conjunction with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and the University of Washington School of Medicine, this live symposium is for patients, their families and health care professionals. Come join us as leading experts on prostate cancer present and discuss the latest findings regarding prostate cancer treatment, prevention, survivorship and scientific progress....

Posted: 2017-06-29

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute today published a landmark multi-institutional study describing the first comprehensive comparison of blood-based tumour biopsy versus metastatic tissue biopsy for lethal prostate cancer.

Posted: 2017-05-16

Congratulations to Drs. Collins, Daugaard & Wang on being awarded five-year grants in the CIHR Project Grant: Fall 2016 competition. Dr. Wang is also a co-investigator on a five-year grant awarded to Dr. He at University Health Network (Toronto). Congratulations also to Dr. William Morris of the BC Cancer Agency and his research team, including our Centre's Dr. Alan So, on being awarded a six-year grant in the same competition.

Posted: 2017-04-20

UBC Media release: April 20, 2017

A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.

Posted: 2017-04-07

Province of BC Press Release

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Friday, April 7, 2017 9:45 AM

Posted: 2017-04-03

Research excellence at the Vancouver Prostate Centre was demonstrated at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting, April 1 - 5, 2017.

Dr. Alastair Davies & Dr. Amina Zoubeidi present their work in the Tumor Stem Cell Biology session (April 4, 2017), in a talk titled "EZH2 reprogramming confers intrinsic stem cell properties and developmental plasticity driving neuroendocrine prostate cancer".

Posted: 2017-03-09

A study led by Drs. Kim Chi & Alex Wyatt demonstrated that metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients with germline DNA repair defects respond poorly to androgen receptor-targeted therapy.

Posted: 2017-02-28

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Gleave on being selected to receive the 2017 Richard D. Williams, MD Prostate Cancer Research Excellence Award, which will be presented at the 2017 American Urological Association meeting.

The Urology Care Foundation, the official Foundation of the American Urological Association, presents this prestigious award to individuals for their outstanding and impactful research in the field of prostate cancer over the last 10 years.

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Terry Fox Run, Sunday September 17

The Terry Fox Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer takes place on Sunday September 17. The Vancouver Prostate Centre team page is open for those who wish to join or donate.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi leads identification of gene linked to growth of aggressive neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC)

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