Tag Archives: Ask Dr Barken

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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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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Take your Daily M.E.D.S. and help yourself beat prostate cancer

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Dec. 27th at 6pm Pacific Time. Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week: What are the M.E.D.S. principles? (Mental Attitude, Exercise, Diet and … Continue reading

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Immunotherapy at NCI with Dr. James Gulley

Dr.   James Gulley Clinical Trials In a recent interview with Dr. Barken, Dr. Gulley discusses PROSTVAC and other ongoing immunological clinical studies conducted by the National Cancer Institute. Suggested article for reading: Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy I  encourage you to call … Continue reading

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Metastatic disease after Radical Prostatectomy or Radiation

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