Mr. Don Konantz

Don Konantz
Board of Directors

CEO & Owner, Hops Connect

Don Konantz is a father of four, a long time resident of West Vancouver, and a passionate advocate for patients, health care, and prostate cancer research. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School at University of Western Ontario. Don is CEO & Owner of Hops Connect, the leading supplier of hops to Canadian craft breweries. He is also director of the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation (since 2007), past President of the Dave Murray National Training Centre, a legacy of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Chair of the Collingwood School Foundation and Chair of the Canadian Coalition to Cure Prostate Cancer.​

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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Breast & Prostate Cancer half-day virtual conference: Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The What you Need to Know for Your Patients Post Breast & Prostate Cancer Conference, taking place online on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 from 8:00am – 1:30pm, is an accredited virtual half-day conference focusing on screening, treatment, side-effect management & emerging new therapies for breast & prostate cancer patients. Click here for more information and to register. 

Dr. Peter Black, team captain

Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 19th, 2021

The 41st Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 19, 2021. If you are able, please consider donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research. 


Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Recent publication proposes a potential new therapeutic approach to treatment-resistant prostate cancer

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Dr. Cherkasov receives 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Cherkasov