Dr. Larry Goldenberg is awarded the Queen's 2012 Diamond Jubilee Medal

Date Posted: 
2012-03-16

Dr. Larry Goldenberg, Professor and Head, Department of Urologic Sciences at Vancouver General Hospital and UBC and Director of Development at the Vancouver Prostate Centre, will be awarded the Queen's 2012 Diamond Jubilee Medal on April 11th, 2012. The Medal honours significant contributions and achievements made by Canadians.

Dr. Goldenberg has contributed significantly to championing research by raising funds to create the infrastructure for the Prostate Centre, which has become a leading National Centre for Excellence in prostate research, education and healthcare delivery.   He has also long been a champion of technology, and was the driving force behind the acquisition of a state-of-the-art da Vinci Robot at VGH which is used in many types of minimally invasive surgery including kidney transplant.

In addition, Dr. Goldenberg is the Director of Men's Health Initiative of BC, a large-scale initiative aimed at improving men's health and quality of life through leadership, awareness and education campaigns, research, and disseminating best practices in clinical care.

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

Rock4Prostate

Rock4Prostate fundraiser - Friday Nov 8, 2019

The 2nd annual Rock4Prostate event takes place Friday Nov 8 at the Backstage Lounge Pub on Granville Island.  Tickets available at Eventbrite and at the door ($20 or $10 for students 19+), with proceeds going to Prostate Cancer Canada.  Please visit the Facebook event page for more details

VPC Movember 2013 team

Movember fundraiser: Nov. 1 - 30, 2019

Movember is an international charity raising funds for men's health initiatives. Movember Canada focuses on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Please visit moteam.co/the-vancouver-prostate-centre to join or donate to our Centre's Movember fundraising team.

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