Category Archives: Coaching

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

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Treatment options post Taxotere

Question of the week:  What’s available after Taxotere for a patient with bone metastatic disease? Dr. Barken talks to a caller about his options for treatment after chemotherapy. For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Dec. 18th at 6pm … 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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P 53- a prognostic test for prostate cancer.

Question of the week:  What is P53 and how is it used as a prognostic test? The related article of the week: P53 protein expression status and recurrence in men treated with radiation and androgen suppression therapy for higher-risk prostate cancer: … Continue reading

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What is Prolactin and why is it important?

Question of the week:   What is Prolactin and why is it important?    The article of the week: Prolactin in men’s health and disease.  Alexander Bolyakov; Current Opinion in Urology 2011, 21:527–534   Dr. Barken answers the questions and presents a … Continue reading

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Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer- Immunotherapy or Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy or Immunotherapy for Advanced Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer Question of the week:     Should I start chemotherapy or immunotherapy for advanced castration resistant prostate cancer?     Dr. Barken will answer the question and present a related response by … 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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