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Abiraterone Prior to Radical Prostatectomy

Question of the Week: What combinations of treatments are being investigated for high risk prostate cancer patients who contemplate having radical prostatectomy? The Related Article of the Week: Abiraterone before Surgery Shows Promise for Patients with High-Risk Prostate Cancer in … Continue reading

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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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If the surgical margins are positive for PC, then what?

If the surgical margins are positive for PC, then what? The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Jan 31st at 6PM pacific time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the rogram. Question of the week: … Continue reading

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Active Surveillance

Active Surveillance with Dr. Gerald Chodak Active Surveillance- Dr. Barken Discusses the article: Active Surveillance Program for Prostate Cancer: An Update of the Johns Hopkins Experience.        J Clin Oncol 29:2185-2190.

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Imaging and the Treatment of Nodal Disease in Prostate Cancer

Dr. Urs Struder lectures at the AUA annual meeting 2011.

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Long-term outcomes of radical prostatectomy for clinically advanced (cT3) prostate cancer

2011 AUA:  Surgery Works in Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer.  MedPageToday interview with Dr. Jeffrey Karnes, Mayo Clinic. (Scroll down for the newspaper article plus 3 minute video.) Dr. Barken’s Comments:  This important abstract was presented to physicians at the 2011 American Urological … Continue reading

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Risk of Death From Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy or Brachytherapy in Men With Low or Intermediate Risk Disease (Video)

Dr. Barken discusses a journal article from the Journal of Urology.

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Imaging of Residual Tumor During Prostatectomy (Clinical Trial)

This clinical trial was discussed on the Ask Dr. Barken Call-In Show.

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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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