Symptoms

Symptoms of BPH Include:

  • Frequent urination
  • Unable to postpone urination
  • Delay in starting to urinate
  • Weak urinary stream – straining
  • Intermittent stream – stopping and starting
  • Incontinence (loss of urinary control)
  • Painful urination
  • Blood in urine
  • Inability to empty bladder (acute urinary retention)

Other diseases such as prostate cancer, prostatitis, bladder cancer, bladder stones, etc. can cause some of these symptoms. Your doctor will usually refer you to a urologist for further evaluation.

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

Step  Up Challenge 2019

Step Up Challenge Vancouver - March 10, 2019

Donations are still being accepted for Prostate Cancer Canada's Step Up Challenge fundraiser, which took place on Sunday March 10.   Click here to donate to The Vancouver Prostate Centre team

10th Anniversary Ride to Live

West Coast Motorcycle Ride To Live: May 26th

The 10th Anniversary West Coast Motorcycle Ride to Live is taking place in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on May 26 (Victoria date to be finalized), with details on the event and how to register on the event website.  This fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC includes a 50/50 raffle open to all BC residents over age 19.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Friday, January 25, 2019

Dr. Wang awarded CIHR project grant; three trainees awarded PCF-BC research grants

Dr. Wang and laboratory
Friday, February 15, 2019

Dr. Zoubeidi interviewed for International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi