Tag Archives: Prostate Cancer

Testosterone Replacement in Prostate Cancer Patients

The issue of Testosterone Replacement comes up frequently during my coaching sessions, so here is some educational information on this popular topic.  An article published in January examines the safety of Testosterone Replacement in men with known cardiac disease.  I … Continue reading

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Early Immune Therapy

For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Nov. 27th at 6pm Pacific Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program and speak with Dr. Barken.  You may leave a question before the show by dialing the same number and recording … Continue reading

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Cancer Clinical Trials

Dr. Barken interviews Dr. Tom Beer about his book and about Clinical Trials.  Dr. Tom Beer is Deputy Director, Knight Cancer Institute; Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.  Recently, Dr. … Continue reading

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The Casodex and Proscar Lecture

Casodex and Proscar for Prostate Cancer Question of the week: What is the difference between Complete Hormonal Blockade and Sequential Hormonal Blockade? Video Blog Presentation: Dr. Barken presents a Video Lecture about: Sequential Hormonal Blockade and why it’s a nerve sparing, … 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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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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Active Surveillance with Dr. Duke Bahn

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, PCREF PRESENTS A SPECIAL GUEST INTERVIEW: 1. The question:  How can Color DopplerUltrasound play a key role in monitoring an Active Surveillance Program? 2. Video Segment- Active Surveillance and Color Doppler with Dr. Duke … Continue reading

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Active Surveillance- When Should You Have a Repeated Biopsy?

J.E is 81 Years old Gentleman.  8 Years on Active Surveillance. According to Spectroscopic MRI- Localized Prostate Cancer Disease. The Question: Should he have a repeated biopsy?

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Pelvic Nodal Radiotherapy In Patients With Unfavorable Intermediate and High-Risk Prostate Cancer: Evidence, Rationale, and Future Directions

Dr. Barken discusses this article from Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. Vol 80, No 1 pp6-16, 2011.  To leave questions about this subject, dial 1-877-PCREF-01, and press 9 to record.

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Sexual Health Problems in Patients with Cancer (Video)

Dr. John P. Mulhall of Memorial Sloan Kettering gives a public lecture (40 min).  with valuable information for any prostate cancer patient, for men with other cancers,  and for any man who is experiencing  sexual health problems. Please send in any … Continue reading

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