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

Father's Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer https://www.thefathersdayrun.ca/

Father's Day Walk Run fundraiser - June 19, 2022

Our Centre has two fundraising teams (Burnaby and virtual) in The 2022 Father's Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer on June 19, raising funds for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC - more information at the hyperlinks

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

VCHRI News: Mapping the driver of prostate cancer

Representative regulatory network for a single androgen regulated gene. Using multiple experimental approaches can characterize the complex interplay between different DNA switches to turn genes on. Image taken from VCHRI News original story.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Dr. Nappi awarded NIH R37 MERIT grant for international multi-centre testicular cancer research

Dr. Nappi