Province invests $5 million in Prostate Centre

Date Posted: 
2012-03-19

VANCOUVER – B.C. men are to benefit from a $5-million provincial grant to the Vancouver Prostate Centre, a University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital Centre of Excellence and world leader in research and treatment of prostate cancer.

See the press release for full details.

Click here for the Global TV News video.

Click here for the Province of BC video on the grant annoucement.

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Photo, from left to right:

Mr. Don Konantz, prostate cancer survivor, founder of Colorworks
Dr. Larry Goldenberg, Professor & Head, Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC and Director of Development, the Vancouver Prostate Centre
Hon. Michael de Jong, Minister of Health, Province of BC
Hon. Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government, Province of BC

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

VPC Terry Fox team 2016

Terry Fox Run: Sunday September 16, 2018

On Sunday September 16, the fundraising Terry Fox walk/run/ride is taking place across Canada.  We are grateful for our  grant support provided by The Terry Fox Foundation and Terry Fox Research Institute continously since 1998 - click here to donate to our team (opens in new window)

 

Vancouver

18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference: Sat Sept 22, 2018

The 18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference for patients, their families and health care professionals will be held in Vancouver on Saturday September 22, from 8 AM to 4 PM.  Click here for further details and to purchase tickets ($30, includes lunch). (Opens in new window)

 

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Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

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Dr. Gleave awarded the 2018 Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research

Dr. Gleave
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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2018 Rising Star Awardees
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