Willy Konantz and Taylor Scholz are two university students biking across Canada to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer research. They will start May 2 in London, Ontario (where they are attending university) and cycle an average of 160 kilometres per day, six days a week to their homes in Vancouver, BC.
VANCOUVER – B.C. men are to benefit from a $5-million provincial grant to the Vancouver Prostate Centre, a University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital Centre of Excellence and world leader in research and treatment of prostate cancer.
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.
The Australian-Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance (Aus-Can PCRA) is a network of Australian and Canadian academic, scientific, clinical and professional experts and scholars working in the area of prostate cancer. The Aus-Can PCRA’s 2012 Symposium takes place April 13-16 at Daydream Island, Queensland, Australia.
Vancouver Prostate Centre is proud to partner with Step Into Action to raise awareness of the critical role of early detection, and to raise funds for prostate cancer research.
Vancouver, BC – Cancer patients across Canada will benefit from a multi-million dollar investment by The Terry Fox Foundation that will support new and breakthrough research undertaken by leading scientists and clinicians at health and research centres and institutions in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec.
Focusing on early detection and disease prevention
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Executive Director of Vancouver Prostate Center Chosen as 'Local Hero' for Contributions to Fight Disease That Affects One in Six Men in Their Lifetime
VANCOUVER, April 21, 2011 (original story at CNW)
Steve Jones, President and CEO, Prostate Cancer Canada and members of the business community today celebrated Dr. Martin Gleave as a 'local hero' for his extraordinary contributions to fight prostate cancer.