Tag Archives: Dr Barken

Long Term Results of Optimized Focal Cryotherapy

Long Term Results of Optimized Focal Cryotherapy These days, there is a lot of interest in using focal therapy for prostate cancer. There are a number of modalities to achieve the destruction of the tumor locally within the prostate. Obviously … 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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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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Dr. Barken’s Decision Pyramid

Question of the week:   If you’re taking in advice and information from multiple sources, (doctors of different specialties, support group lay leaders and fellow members, internet sites, books, advice from spouses, family and friends), how do you zero in on what applies to … Continue reading

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Duke Bahn M.D. – Color Doppler Ultrasound: Its Diagnostic Impact on Patient Care

Dr. Duke Bahn explains Color Doppler Ultrasound and how is it used for Diagnosis, Biopsy, Active Surveillance and Recurrent Disease, in a presentation at a recent PCRI meeting of radiology experts. Dr. Duke Bahn Phone number: 805-585-3082 or toll free at 888-234-0004. For … Continue reading

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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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Metastatic disease after Radical Prostatectomy or Radiation

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