Category Archives: Metastatic Disease

Radical Prostatectomy in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Question Of The Week: After being treated for systemic disease, is radical surgery still a valid option to consider next? Case presentation by Dr. Eugene Kwon of the Mayo Clinic. Commentary by Dr. Barken For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show … Continue reading

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Radical Prostatectomy for Positive Lymph Node and Bone Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Dr. Barken discusses the the role of radical prostatectomy in cases of lymph node and bone metastatic disease and describes the German experience as presented at the recent annual Urological Association Conference in May 2012.  For the Ask Dr Barken Call … Continue reading

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MDV 3100 Clinical Study

Question of the week: What’s the latest on the MDV 3100 clinical study?  What is the mode of action of this oral drug?   Video Blog Presentation: Dr. Celestia Higano will talk about the status of the drug and info about … Continue reading

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New Treatments For Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6pm Pacific Time:  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week:    For castration resistant prostate cancer, is it better to do Provenge first or … Continue reading

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What is Prolactin and why is it important?

Question of the week:   What is Prolactin and why is it important?    The article of the week: Prolactin in men’s health and disease.  Alexander Bolyakov; Current Opinion in Urology 2011, 21:527–534   Dr. Barken answers the questions and presents a … Continue reading

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Radium-223 ( Alpharadin): A novel Radiopharmaceutical that Prolongs Survival in Bone Metastatic Disease

  The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, March 13th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Where can I get Alpharadin? What criteria will I need to meet to get … Continue reading

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Stromal Targeted Therapy in Bone Metastatic Disease

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, March 6th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week:    When should I start treating my bone metastatic disease?   … Continue reading

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Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer- Immunotherapy or Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy or Immunotherapy for Advanced Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer Question of the week:     Should I start chemotherapy or immunotherapy for advanced castration resistant prostate cancer?     Dr. Barken will answer the question and present a related response by … Continue reading

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IV Stillbestrol for advanced prostate cancer

Question Of The Week: Can you discuss Stilbestrol infusions as a treatment for castration resistant prostate cancer? For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, July 3rd at 6pm Pacific Time:  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. The … Continue reading

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New Drugs in the Pipeline for Prostate Cancer

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Jan. 17th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week:   What is the difference between hormone-insensitive, hormone-refractory, hormone-independent and castration-resistant … Continue reading

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