Category Archives: Ask Dr. Barken

How does having a Medical Coach help in decision making?

Question of the week:  How does having a Medical Coach help in decision making?  If you already have a good medical team, will adding a Coach make a difference?   Dr. Barken answers the question and presents a video commentary on his philosophy of Coaching, … 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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Ask Dr. Barken – C-Reactive Protein

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Jan. 24th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week:   What is C-Reactive Protein?  When should you use it as a marker? … Continue reading

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Dr. Barken’s Decision Pyramid

Question of the week:   If you’re taking in advice and information from multiple sources, (doctors of different specialties, support group lay leaders and fellow members, internet sites, books, advice from spouses, family and friends), how do you zero in on what applies to … 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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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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Active Surveillance- When Should You Have a Repeated Biopsy?

J.E is 81 Years old Gentleman.  8 Years on Active Surveillance. According to Spectroscopic MRI- Localized Prostate Cancer Disease. The Question: Should he have a repeated biopsy?

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Tues. July 12, 2011- Ask Dr Barken Call In Show- Surgery versus Brachytherapy, Imaging of Residual Tumor During Surgery and Blood Lipids and Prostate Cancer Risk

Ask Dr. Barken Weekly Telephone Call-In Show Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation Tuesday, July 12, 2011   To subscribe, scroll down or email info@pcref.org  Coaching with Dr. Barken    3 New Educational Segments Every Week Do you need Dr. Barken … Continue reading

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Tues.July 5- Ask Dr. Barken Show – Persistent elevated PSA after RP, PSMA and TARP Peptide Vaccine after initial treatment failure, Genistein

Ask Dr. Barken Weekly Telephone Call-In Show Prostate Cancer Research and Education Foundation Tuesday, July 5, 2011   To unsubscribe, scroll down or email info@pcref.org  Coaching with Dr. Barken  3 New Educational Segments Every Week Do you need Dr. Barken for … Continue reading

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