Category Archives: Radiation Therapy

Enzalutamide and Prostvac for patients with PSA only disease after primary treatment

This very significant development could become the standard treatment for prostate cancer in the future.   Enzalutamide in Combination With PSA-TRICOM in Patients With Non-Metastatic Castration Sensitive Prostate Cancer. NIH Study- Recruiting- ClinicalTrials.gov  Identifier: NCT01875250

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Dr. Mack Roach III – Radiation Oncology

If you have any questions, please write to us at Info (at) PCREF.org Thanks Israel Barken M.D.      

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PSA Response to Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy iIs a Strong Predictor of Survival

PSA Response to Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy Is a Strong Independent Predictor of Survival in High-Risk Prostate Cancer in the Dose-Escalated Radiation Therapy Era

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

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Optimizing Sexual Function for Prostate Cancer Patients

Click here to view your video This week, watch the lecture by Dr. John Mulhall about Optimizing Sexual Function Outcomes for prostate cancer patients following treatment.  The oral portion of this video presentation will be broadcast on Ask Dr. Barken Telephone  … Continue reading

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Options for men with high risk prostate cancer

Dr. Charles Ryan, a Medical Oncologist at UCSF reviews options for men with high risk prostate cancer, combining multiple therapies including prostatectomy, hormonal and radiation therapy –  to increase likelihood of curing the disease. This interview was conducted by Dr. Christopher Kane, … Continue reading

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Rise in PSA after Brachytherapy

Question of the Week: Dr. Barken responds to an email asking what to do about a rise in PSA after Brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer. The Related Article of the Week:: Interpreting a rising prostate-specific antigen after brachytherapy for prostate cancer. … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Pelvic Lymph Nodes – Is there a role for radiation?

Video Blog Presentation: Dr. Barken presents Dr. Mack Roach on the topic of radiation of lymph nodes,  presented at the PCRI annual meeting.  Mack Roach III, M.D. is Professor and Chairman of Radiation Oncology and Urology at the University of … Continue reading

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Combining Radiation with Hormonal Blockade for Prostate Cancer Disease

Question of the week: Should I combine hormonal blockade with radiation of the prostate? These are the topics discussed on the program:  1.  Who needs hormonal blockade in conjunction with radiation of the prostate? 2.  What is the optimal time to … Continue reading

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