Province invests $5 million in Prostate Centre

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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.


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

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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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