The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken
Call In Show on Tuesday, Feb. 7th at 6pm Pacific
Time. Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program.
Question of the week:
An email from a patient gave brief medical history
and ended with this question, “Should I do a biopsy?”
Optimizing Repeat Prostate Biopsy Decisions and
Procedures. BJU Int 2011 Dec 22. Kirby R.
The Prostate Centre, London, UK Mater Misericordiae
Hospital and University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Barken answers the question and presents a video
commentary on Tues. Feb. 7th about whether to biopsy
or not, and what specifics to factor in when facing that
decision. He covers initial biopsy, repeat biopsy and
biopsy during Active Surveillance.