Dr. Rennie featured in Prostate Cancer Canada's January 2019 blog

Date Posted: 
2019-01-08

January's Prostate Cancer Canada blog features an interview with Dr. Paul Rennie titled From idea to possibility: Moving research from the lab to patient care.

Dr. Rennie discusses the development of a novel treatment for advanced prostate cancer, which featured in our News section in 2015 and 2017 (articles include links to VCHRI News, the Vancouver Sun and a UBC News video).

Dr. Stuart Edmonds, VP Research, Health Promotion and Survivorship at Prostate Cancer Canada, is quoted as saying, “This is the type of research that is meeting a critical gap, and giving renewed hope to men living with prostate cancer, and especially those who need more options.”

Dedicated Prostate Cancer Canada supporters were instrumental in supporting this important project and propelling it forward. It is now on the cusp of helping Canadian men facing aggressive forms of prostate cancer and shows how funding innovative research can lead to real change.

Our Centre thanks everyone who has enabled this groundbreaking work, including donors, granting agencies, our Centre's researchers, trainees and support staff, and our host institutes VCHRI, VGH, and UBC.

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Events

Plaid for Dad

Plaid for Dad Fundraiser, June 14, 2019

Plaid for Dad is a workplace fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Canada, with online registration & fundraising leading up to Friday June 14th's "wear plaid to work" day. Visit the event website to register a team, join/fundraise for a team or buy plaid to wear on the day.      

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 takes place on Sunday June 16, 2019 in various locations across BC. Registration fees ($40) include a shirt and BBQ lunch, and are waived for those who raise over $150. Click here to sponsor our Centre's team (opens in new window).

 

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