Dr. Larry Goldenberg has dedicated his career as a surgeon to seeking out the best possible care for the citizens of British Columbia. The numerous clinical trials conducted under his leadership have put BC on the map as a leader in urology and prostate cancer research and treatment. Through his vision and leadership, the Prostate Centre at Vancouver General Hospital has developed into one of the top prostate research, education and healthcare delivery programs in the world. It has been recognized by the federal government and the University of British Columbia as a Centre of Excellence for Prostate Research.
Dr. Goldenberg is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urologic Sciences at UBC, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health sciences. He has served on numerous hospital, university, national and international boards and committees. He is a co-founder of the Canadian Urologic-Oncology Group, and past-president of both the Canadian Urological Association and the Western section of the American Urological Association.
Dr. Larry Goldenberg was a pioneer in the use of intermittent hormone withdrawal for the management of prostate cancer, which is now used worldwide as a treatment option for this disease. His book, Prostate Cancer – All You Need to Know to Take an Active Part in Your Treatment, is considered one of the best reference sources for men with prostate disease in North America.