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.

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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.

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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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