Vancouver Prostate Centre

The largest program of its kind in Canada, recognized as one of the top tier prostate cancer research programs in the world.

Vancouver Prostate CentreThe Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) is a Canadian National Centre of Excellence and is a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

This disease-specific centre focuses on improving longevity and quality of life for patients in BC, and around the world by developing a deeper understanding of the reasons for treatment resistance in advanced prostate cancer and translating that into new products and treatments.

VPC includes a large outpatient clinic which sees thousands of British Columbian men annually, and offers the services of respected surgeons and clinicians who set best practices for care delivered in British Columbia.

The Centre's comprehensive, in-house research program includes molecular biology and functional genomics, and encompasses active clinical trials, socio-behavioral studies and research into complementary and alternative medicine. 

The combination of a large patient clinic and clinical trials facility, together with a world-class translational research program, make the VPC the largest program of its kind in Canada.

The Vancouver Prostate Centre is hosted by the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and the University of British Columbia, and receives substantial financial support from the Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia Hospital Foundation.

Upcoming Events

Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020 ANZUP 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia
Aug 18, 2020 - Aug 21, 2020 PA Hospital Health Symposium
Russell Strong Auditorium, Princess Alexandra Hospital, 199 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba
Aug 21, 2020 - Aug 23, 2020 21st Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria
Sep 29, 2020 - Oct 02, 2020 ComBio 2020
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria
Nov 11, 2020 - Nov 13, 2020 COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland