This week, Dr. Barken Answers the following questions:
1. Herb P: Should I be doing testosterone replacement after RP? PSA is 0 and I’m 10 years after surgery.
2. Conrad B: Should I have a Millin’s Suprapubic Prostatectomy or just Watchful Waiting? I have a very large prostate, 286 grams, PSA 9.3.
3. Bill: What is the effect of chronic appendicitis on my prostate? PSA fluctuating between 7-8. Had 2 Negative Biopsies.
4. Art D: When will HIFU will be available in the U.S.?
5. Lee F: My bone scan is positive. Can I still exercise? Will exercise make the tumor more active?
6. Jerry H: Is MCP and Hemp Oil having a positive effect my PSA? PSA was 19, going down now, Gleason 7.
7. Stanley K: What is the difference between Active Surveillance and Watchful Waitng?