Category Archives: Active Surveillance

Active Surveillance

Dr. Barken discusses the article: Incidence of upgrading and upstaging in patients with low-volume Gleason score 3+4 prostate cancers at biopsy: Finding a new group eligible for active surveillance.  Urol Int. Feb 5 , 2013.

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Active Surveillance with Dr. John Blasko- Part B

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Dr. Duke Bahn update about Active Surveilance and Focal Cryotherapy.

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NX-1207 Trial – Adding Minimal Treatment to Active Surveillance

Question Of The Week: For patients on active surveillance, is there a new clinical trial you think is interesting?  Dr. Barken discusses the new trend of adding minimal  treatment to the active surveillance program. The related clinical trail: Two-Dose Level Evaluation of … Continue reading

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Focal Therapy in the Management of Prostate Cancer

Dr. Barken discusses the current status of focal therapy for early prostate cancer.  The discussion includes Cryotherapy, HIFU and the latest Photo Dynamic Therapy. For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, June 5th at 6pm Pacific Time:  Dial 1-877-727-3301 … Continue reading

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The Casodex and Proscar Lecture

Casodex and Proscar for Prostate Cancer Question of the week: What is the difference between Complete Hormonal Blockade and Sequential Hormonal Blockade? Video Blog Presentation: Dr. Barken presents a Video Lecture about: Sequential Hormonal Blockade and why it’s a nerve sparing, … Continue reading

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Question: Shall I do a biopsy of the prostate?

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 … Continue reading

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Take your Daily M.E.D.S. and help yourself beat prostate cancer

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Dec. 27th at 6pm Pacific Time. Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week: What are the M.E.D.S. principles? (Mental Attitude, Exercise, Diet and … Continue reading

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Multi Parametric MRI- Combidex and Ferumoxytol with Dr. J. Barentsz

Question: Although my bone scan and CT scan are negative, my PSA is rising after surgery.  What tests can I do to find out if I have prostate cancer in the lymph nodes? 1.  Dr. Barken will discuss strategies to … Continue reading

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Duke Bahn M.D. – Color Doppler Ultrasound: Its Diagnostic Impact on Patient Care

Dr. Duke Bahn explains Color Doppler Ultrasound and how is it used for Diagnosis, Biopsy, Active Surveillance and Recurrent Disease, in a presentation at a recent PCRI meeting of radiology experts. Dr. Duke Bahn Phone number: 805-585-3082 or toll free at 888-234-0004. For … Continue reading

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