Prostate Cancer Awareness Week

Date Posted: 
2010-09-27

The Vancouver Sun is running a series of articles on prostate cancer this week. 

Monday, Sept 27: Overview: A look at the statistics and growing awareness of prostate cancer in B.C

Live Chat (archived): Dr. Larry Goldenberg, Urologic surgeon and Clinical Research Director, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Director, Men’s Health Initiative of BC

Tuesday, Sept 28: PSA Testing: Should B.C. offer universal PSA tests, which indicate prostate cancer?

Live Chat (archived): Dr. Tom Pickles, Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency; Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun Theatre Critic who had a PSA test on video for the Van Sun prostate package; Don Nishio, prostate cancer patient

Wednesday, Sept 29: Complementary Therapies and Diet:Complementary therapy to stay healthy before and during cancer treatment

Live Chat (archived): Dr. Emma Guns, Research Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre; Hal Gunn, co-founder and CEO of InspireHealth; Cheri Van Patten, Registered Dietitian, Research and Clinical Practitioner, BC Cancer Agency;  Claude Garceau, prostate cancer patient following a complementary therapy regime

Thursday, Sept 30: Intimacy and Relationships: Grappling with fears around sexual function and relationships after prostate cancer

Live Chat (archived):  John Christopherson, clinical counsellor, BC Cancer Agency’s patient and family counseling department; Dr. Stacy Elliot, Sexual Health Clinician,  Vancouver Prostate Centre; Jeff Jarvis, author, blogger and prostate cancer survivor

Friday, Oct 1: New Treatment: New technology to help diagnose and treat prostate cancer

Live Chat (archived): Dr. Alan So, Urologic surgeon and Clinician Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre

Additional articles are at The Vancouver Sun.

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

Terry Fox

Terry Fox Run - September 15, 2019

This year's Terry Fox Run takes place on Sunday September 15, in locations across Canada.  Please consider donating to or joining our TFRI-VPC team as we raise funds to enable The Terry Fox Foundation & The Terry Fox Research Institute to continue their support of innovative and progressive cancer research programs

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, September 16, 2019

Drs Cox, Gleave and Goldenberg awarded Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember 2019 Discovery Grants

Drs Cox, Gleave and Goldenberg
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drs. Wyatt and Sorensen receive 2019 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards for Distinguished Achievement

Drs Wyatt and Sorensen
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Drs. Sorensen, Ester and Huntsman elected to Royal Society of Canada

Drs Sorensen, Ester, Huntsman