Category Archives: Imaging

What is Liquid Biopsy- The Role of Exosomes

Liquid Biopsy – The Role of Exosomes. Dr. Israel Barken introduces the videos published by Life Technologies from ThermoFisher Technologies. The introduction relates to the importance of using imaging and markers to define recurrent disease and monitor the progression. The … Continue reading

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OligoMetastatic Prostate Cancer – Lecture by Eugene Kwon M.D.

Eugene Kwon M.D.  at the PCRI 2014 Annual Meeting. Topic : OligoMetastatic Prostate Cancer Disease. Dr. Kwon brings examples of Choline 11 PET scans as a tool to find location of metastatic lesions.  These  targets can be treated and also watched … Continue reading

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Active Surveillance- Canadian Experience Part 2.

  Active Surveillance:  Current status and future direction. Part 2. Mayo Clinic Review, Hawaii Feb 2 2014 Produced by UroToday.      Click here to send me a question by sending a video.  Click to view instructions.

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Active Surveillance- Canadian Experience

Active Surveillance:  Current status and future direction. Part 1. Mayo Clinic Review, Hawaii Feb 2 2014 Produced by UroToday.         Click here to send me a question by sending a video. Click to view instructions.

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Is Combidex available?

More information about Combidex , please click here. New England Article about Combidex, Please see other lectures by Dr. Barentsz on our video blog

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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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Choline 11 PET Scan lecture by Dr. Eugene Kwon

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MRI detects prostate cancer better than conventional TRUS biopsy, and is implemented through e-communication

This is a lecture by Dr. Jelle Barentz. Professor of Radiology Prostate MR-Center of Excellence Department of Radiology Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre The Netherlands Topic:  MRI detects prostate cancer better than conventional TRUS biopsy, and is implemented through e-communication. … 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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