Category Archives: Decision Making

Sexual Funcation, Immune System, Choline 11 PET scan, Multi Parametric MRI and Decision Making Model for Prostate Cancer Disease

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Radical Prostatectomy – Radiation – Hormonal Blockade- What to do now?

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Cancer Clinical Trials

Dr. Barken interviews Dr. Tom Beer about his book and about Clinical Trials.  Dr. Tom Beer is Deputy Director, Knight Cancer Institute; Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.  Recently, Dr. … 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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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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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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