Movember 2012 - Supporting prostate cancer and male mental health

Date Posted: 
2012-11-05

Movember, the month-long fundraiser for men's health, has begun.  The funds raised in Canada support men's health issues, specifically prostate cancer and male mental health initiatives. The funds raised are directed to programs run directly by Movember and their men’s health partner, Prostate Cancer Canada.

The Movember Canada website has a short informative video featuring Dr. Larry Goldenberg, along with Adam Garone, Movember CEO and co-founder, and Steve Jones, CEO of Prostate Cancer Canada.

CityTV has a video of Dr. Michael Cox talking about Movember on Breakfast Television (Vancouver).  Note that two advertisements auto-play before this video starts.

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.

Events

Robbie Burns celebration

Robbie Burns Gala at the Pan Pacific Vancouver: January 25

The Pan Pacific Vancouver is hosting a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet, Robbie Burns, on January 25.  The event will include fundraising for Prostate Cancer Canada's Plaid for Dad campaign. There will be a traditional itinerary, starting with the official piping in of the guests, with exclusive malt tastings, authentic Scottish cuisine celebrating the haggis and ending the evening with a chorus of Auld Lang Syne. Click here for more information and tickets.

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.

 

 

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Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

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

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