News

Dr. Flannigan
Posted: 2019-07-08

Dr. Ryan Flannigan and his colleagues are studying a new treatment for men suffering from chronic scrotal pain.

Dr. Cox and family
Posted: 2019-06-11

Dr. Michael Cox is featured in VCHRI News in an article that highlights his current research and his volunteer work, both of which are focused on improving the lives of men and families affected by prostate cancer. Click here to read at VCHRI News; text of the article is below.

Dr. Chi
Posted: 2019-06-03

The TITAN clinical trial has demonstrated that the addition of apalutamide to androgen-deprivation therapy significantly improved radiographic progression-free survival and overall survival in patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer. These results were presented by Dr. Kim Chi at ASCO on May 31, and were written up on ASCO Daily News on June 1.  Dr.

Posted: 2019-05-04

May 4, 2019 - Dr. Martin Gleave gave the AUA 2019's Ramon Guiteras Lecture, a plenary invited lecture named after the AUA's founder. Click here to read the original story at AUA Daily News, the text of which is copied below.

Dr. Daugaard
Posted: 2019-05-03

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards One-of-a-Kind Grant to Aid in Childhood Cancer Research Discovery: St. Baldrick’s Robert J. Arceci Innovation Award provides scientists opportunity to pursue unrestricted research

Dr. Subramaniam
Posted: 2019-04-18

April 17, 2019 - Dr. Sriram Subramaniam has joined the University of British Columbia (UBC) as the Gobind Khorana Canada Excellence Research Chair in Precision Cancer Drug Design.

Dr. Subramaniam is recognized as a global leader in the emerging field of cryo-electron microscopy, or cryo-EM, a technology that has sparked a revolution in imaging of protein complexes. He is appointed both in the Department of Urologic Sciences and in Biochemistry and Molecular biology at UBC and is linked to the precision cancer drug design program at the Vancouver Prostate Centre.

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Dr. Xuesen Dong
Posted: 2019-04-10

A recent publication from Dr Xuesen Dong and team is featured as...

Mr. Don Mattrick
Posted: 2019-04-05

The Vancouver Prostate Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Mattrick to our Board of Directors.

Don is currently is co-founder and co-president of MdGB Capital, a private company that manages a group assets and operating companies throughout North America.

Dr. Gleave at the VPC
Posted: 2019-04-01

The UBC Faculty of Medicine today published "Translating research to treat prostate cancer" - a profile of the translational research breakthroughs being made at our Centre. Featuring our Executive Director Dr. Gleave, the article discusses the innovative potential therapeutics discovered by Drs. Rennie, Cherkasov and Zoubeidi.

Posted: 2019-02-25

February 25, 2019 - Scientists at the University of British Columbia have discovered a new protein “switch” that could stop the progression of blood-poisoning, or sepsis, and increase the chances of surviving the life-threatening disease.

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

Fathers Day Walk Run 2019

Raymond James Father's Day Walk Run Fundraiser, June 16, 2019

The 21st Annual Raymond James Walk Run fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC took place on Sunday June 16, 2019 in various locations across BC. The sponsorship page is still accepting donations;  click here to sponsor our Centre's team (opens in new window).

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, July 8, 2019

Dr. Flannigan to lead clinical trial for scrotal pain treatment

Dr. Flannigan
Monday, June 3, 2019

Benefits Seen With Apalutamide Plus ADT in Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

Dr. Chi