Karan Parekh received the Canadian Cancer Society's Research Training Award

Date Posted: 

Karan Parekh (PhD student) has been honored with the Canadian Cancer Society's Research Training Award; a platform designed to nurture the next generation of cancer researchers in Canada.  This award allows him to conduct ground-breaking research specifically on liquid biopsy ctDNA analysis for late-stage prostate cancer treatment responses. Under the mentorship of Dr. Alexander Wyatt, this award provides him with the opportunity to establish connections within Canada's cancer research community, fostering interdisciplinary exposure, knowledge translation, engagement, and mentorship. This achievement is a significant milestone in his journey towards advancing and enhancing late-stage prostate cancer treatment outcomes. Click here to read more.

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.


Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 19th, 2023

The 43nd Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 19, 2023. If you are able, please consider joining and/or donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research

Pars for Prostate fundraiser: September 21, 2023

The Second Annual Pars for Prostate golf fundraiser in support of Prostate Cancer Foundation BC takes place September 21, 2022 at Westwood Plateau Golf Course. Join today to take part in this best ball, shotgun style tournament. Skilled holes, putting contest, draw prizes and more. For information and to register please click here.


Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Recruitment ongoing for new therapy to address painful male problem

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Dr. Martin Gleave awarded with the Doctors of BC Terry Fox Medal