British Columbia has 28 Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet once a month. This group is focused on providing help to Chinese-speaking men, but everyone is welcome. We meet on the second Thursday of every month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Richmond Public Library (2/F Brighouse Main Branch, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8). Please register online at for professional presentation. We speak Mandarin, Cantonese and English. Please come and talk to other men and family members who have been dealing with prostate cancer for weeks, months or even years. We accept donation online, please go to

此支援小組乃義工組織,我們講普通話、廣東話和英語,幫助您了解良性前列腺疾病與前列腺癌的病徵、預防、治療、康復與最新醫療硏究等資訊。我們每月一次(第二個星期四從下午7:00至8:30)在列治文公共圖書館二樓(市中心公眾泳池對面)舉辦免費聚會,邀請中英專業人仕主辦醫療與健康講座,交流經驗與分享感受。請到圖書館網站,並使用你的圖書館卡進行登記。如果沒有圖書卡請致電604-231-6413 (英語) 604-231-6462(中文)報名。查詢活動更新請打電話 604-836-6423 (Daniel)。捐錢請到

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Focus group meeting on advanced prostate cancer

Astellas Pharma is working to organize a focus group meeting on advanced prostate cancer, which will hear from caregivers and men living with the disease. We are hoping you may be willing to ask your membership if they are interested in applying to participate.

This focus group will be held on November 16 in Vancouver. Those who are interested will be contacted for a brief screening discussion. Participants who are chosen will be reimbursed for mileage and parking/taxis, and will receive an honorarium of $125 for their time. If they elect not to receive this, a donation in this amount will be made to PCC or PCFBC on their behalf. There will be one session for caregivers, and one for men living with prostate cancer. We expect that each session will take approximately 2 hours.

The objectives of the focus group are to better understand the following:

·         The patient and caregiver’s experience following a diagnosis of prostate cancer
o   Their experience at each stage
o   The medical professionals with whom they have spoken/dealt
·         Their most trusted and valuable sources of information and support
o   How did they access this information?
o   Challenges/barriers they have encountered to identifying and accessing those resources
o   How individuals overcame or managed these challenges
·         The discussion with respect to treatment choice
o   Who ultimately decided on the treatment(s)? 
o   What was the patient and caregiver’s role in these decisions?
·         Their suggestions for improvements to the type, quality and delivery of information/support
No personal information will be divulged or shared with Astellas; the process is strictly confidential.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 416-425-9143, extension 208, or my colleague Evelyn Yallen at extension 202.


James Thayer
Senior Account Executive  
Energi P R

Friday, October 21, 2016

November to March Prostate Health meetings 十一月到三月前列腺健康專題講座

列治文華人前列腺癌支援網絡每月一次(第二星期四從下午七時至八時半列治文公共圖書館二樓(市中心公眾泳池對面, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8)舉辦免費聚會,邀請專業人仕主辦中/英語醫療與健康講座 請到圖書館網,並使用你的圖書館卡進行登記。如果沒有圖書卡請致電 604-231-6413 (英語) 604-231-6462(中文) 報名。

查詢活動更新 請到 或打電話 604-836-6423我們英語,普通話廣東話幫助您了解良性前列腺疾病前列腺癌的病徵、預防、治療、康復與最新醫療硏究等資訊流經驗與分享感受。

許加玲女士  (Ms. Crystal Hoi) -  加拿大防癌協會 華人項目主任
粵語講解 加拿大防癌協會的華語服務 (Chinese Program of Canadian Cancer Society) 

劉立儀註冊營養師 (Ms. Priscilla Lau, RD, MS, IBCLC, Registered Dietitian)
粵語講解 飲食迷思與癌症的預防和治療 (Diet myth related to cancer prevention and treatment)

Andy Leung, 加拿大精神健康協會社區教練 (Bounce Back Community Coach, Canadian Mental Health Association)
粵語講解 重整旗鼓計劃 (Bounce Back Program) 克服情緒低落和抑鬱

20172月9週四下午七時至八時半 - 特別邀請夫婦一起參加本講座
Dr. Richard Wassersug, Vancouver Prostate Centre
英語講解 粵語翻譯 The Natural History & Psychological Reality of Prostate Cancer

夏梦迪註冊營養師 (Ms. Mengdi Xia, MScA, Registered Dietitian)
語講解 飲食迷思與癌症的預防和治療 (Diet myth related to cancer prevention and treatment)

一小時概覽式中文前列腺健康講座歡迎您報名參加電話: (604) 285-0552

20161104 週五10:30am-12pm 粵語講   列治文公眾市場二樓中信中心   (前列腺疾病)
20161118 週五10:30am-12pm 粵語講   列治文公眾市場二樓中信中心   (前列腺癌)
20161125 週五10:30am-12pm 粵語講   列治文公眾市場二樓中信中心   (预約私人面談)

Monday, October 17, 2016

Cancer Recovery Exercise Program

Please click on the flyer to enlarge. For a package deal, please call Amy at 605-569-3390 or email

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Advance Care Planning - by TrueNTH

Advance Care Planning is a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let others know your future health and personal care preferences so that they can speak for you, if you can't speak for yourself. Read more at

Friday, September 23, 2016


本拿比中信電話: (604) 877-8606
 列治文中信電話: (604) 285-0552

·        什麼是前列腺 
·        中年男仕的前列腺疾病 
·        診斷前列腺疾病 
·        治療前列腺炎
·        治療前列腺肥大 
·        確診前列腺癌
·        治療前列腺癌 
·        前列腺癌治療後遺症
·        癌病的運動和食療 

20160930 週五10:00am-12pm 
國語 本拿比麗晶中心二樓中信中心 (男女要知前列腺)
20161005 週三10:45am-12pm 
粵語講 本拿比麗晶中心二樓中信中心  (前列腺知多)

20161104 週五10:30am-12pm 
粵語講 列治文公眾市場二樓中信中心 (前列腺疾病)
20161118 週五10:30am-12pm 
粵語講 列治文公眾市場二樓中信中心 (前列腺癌)
20161125 週五10:30am-12pm 
粵語講 列治文公眾市場二樓中信中心 (预約私人面談)

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is a time dedicated to public education regarding the most common cancer in men. Statistically comparable with breast cancer, it is of vital importance to increase our collective understanding about a disease that, when detected early, is over 90 per cent treatable. In 2015, an estimated 24,000 Canadian men were diagnosed, and this number is expected to double by 2030 due an aging population.

According to Prostate Cancer Canada, prostate cancer can be slow-growing and some men who develop prostate cancer may live many years without ever having the cancer detected, so it is important to get screened regularly so that if you do develop prostate cancer, the appropriate action can be taken.
While any man can develop prostate cancer, men at highest risk are:
Over 50: Age is the strongest risk factor for prostate cancer. Your risk increases starting at age 50, and most cases are diagnosed in men over age 65. Prostate Cancer Canada recommends that men in their 40s get a PSA test to establish their baseline. If you think you are at increased risk, talk to your doctor before age 40.
Have a family history of prostate cancer: Your risk is higher if a first-degree relative (father or brother) has had prostate cancer. Your risk increases with each additional first-degree relative who has the disease.
African or Caribbean: Prostate cancer is more common among men in these ethnic groups. (Men of Asian descent have lower risk.)
Overweight: Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight reduces your risk.
Do not have a healthy diet: Men who eat a low-fibre, high-fat diet are more likely to develop prostate cancer. Saturated fats may increase testosterone production and promote the growth of prostate cancer cells.
For more information, visit