Category Archives: Survival prostate cancer

Percentage Involved Core Length and Risk of Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy

Article: Greatest Percentage Involved Core Length and Risk of Clinically Significant Prostate-Specific Antigen Failure After Radical Prostatectomy. Author:  Anthony V. D’Amico Source: Clinical Genitourinary Cancer.  March 5, 2015

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PSA Response to Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy iIs a Strong Predictor of Survival

PSA Response to Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Therapy Is a Strong Independent Predictor of Survival in High-Risk Prostate Cancer in the Dose-Escalated Radiation Therapy Era

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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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Radium-223 ( Alpharadin): A novel Radiopharmaceutical that Prolongs Survival in Bone Metastatic Disease

  The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, March 13th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Where can I get Alpharadin? What criteria will I need to meet to get … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Barken – C-Reactive Protein

The following question is for the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, Jan. 24th at 6pm Pacific Time.  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program. Question of the week:   What is C-Reactive Protein?  When should you use it as a marker? … Continue reading

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Advice to a Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patient

It is initially devastating for a patient to hear his doctor tell him that he has prostate cancer. As Dr. Barken likes to tell patients: “”Prostate cancer is not a death sentence – it’s a declaration of war!”. In this … Continue reading

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Imaging and the Treatment of Nodal Disease in Prostate Cancer

Dr. Urs Struder lectures at the AUA annual meeting 2011.

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