The Prostate Centre fosters the paradigm of team-driven translational health research to discover molecular mechanisms of cancer progression and therapeutic resistance, and to use this information to develop new services and products that reduce suffering, improve survival for patients with cancer and promote regional growth of biotechnology.
We have a diverse range of clinical urologic specialties, and provide world class care to patients who are treated by our faculty.
Provide the very best treatment for men with prostate disease.
Act as a focus for prostate research and state of the art treatment activities throughout the Province of British Columbia.
Provide a national and international focus for research into prostate disease, which will enhance the understanding of many aspects of its biology.
Apply this knowledge in a practical way, leading to the development of new and better diagnostic tools and treatment methods.
Unify, in a virtual sense, the prostate research and treatment programs in British Columbia.
Provide a state-of-the-art facility for education of scientists and health care professionals at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels.
Attract the best investigators, clinicians, graduate students and post doctoral fellows from Canada and around the globe who will acquire and disseminate new knowledge in the field of prostate disease.
Facilitate the translational aspect of research by the geographic proximity of clinical and basic science laboratory space.
Develop and disseminate educational materials and processes for the general public.
Promote regional growth of biotechnology.
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:
Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.
There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.