Category Archives: Metastatic Prostate Cancer Disease

Cryo Immuno Therapy Part 3

Part 3 of the lecture about Cryo Immune Therapy given by Dr. Israel  Barken from the Prostate Research and Education Foundation.  Dr. Barken describes Cryo immunotherapy. The reasons why there are no consistent immune response after cryoablation are discussed.  Suggestions for … Continue reading

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Cryo Immunotherapy Part 1

Dr. Barken presents the history of cryoablation and the new developments in the field of immunology which will create enhancement of the Immune effect on metastatic disease in response to cryoablation of local tumor.

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Combining active immunotherapy and immune checkpoint inhibitors in prostate cancer

Phase I study approach of priming the immune system with Prostvac vaccination, intensified immunotherapy with Ipilimumab to further enhance the immune response.  This was presented by Hapreet Singh M.D. from the National Cancer Institute. Genentech video explaining the “Security Checkpoint System” … 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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Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer Stage D1

Question of the week:  Should a patient with advanced localized prostate cancer consider radical prostatectomy? Dr. Barken Discusses the historical classical papers published in the Journal of Urology in Dec 1990  titled: Management of Stage D1 Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: … Continue reading

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Continuous versus Intermittent Hormonal Blockade Study

Continuous versus Intermittent Hormonal Blockade. Are survival outcomes equal? Ask Dr Barken Call In Show- Every Tuesday 6PM Pacific Time. Call In and talk live with Dr. Barken.

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Noscapine availability and avoiding gynecomastia

Questions Called in to the Ask Dr. Barken Show: 1. Where can I get Noscapine in the United States? 2. For patients on Sequential Androgen Blockade, what is Dr. Barken’s common sense approach to avoiding Gynecomastia? Dr. Barken answers two … Continue reading

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