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.

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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. 

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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. 

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Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

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