Diseases of the Prostate

Prostate problems occur mainly in men over the age of 50.  Most men are unaware of their prostate until they begin to have symptoms; then they worry about cancer, worsening symptoms, the sudden inability to void (acute urinary retention), the need for surgery, and possible effects on sexual function.

Common diseases of the prostate include:

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

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.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, January 30, 2017

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

DNA

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