Category Archives: Radiation treatment

Information related to radiation for prostate cancer

Delaying Androgen Deprivation

Delaying Androgen Deprivation Therapy May not compromise Survival in Men with Prostate cancer and PSA-Only Relapse.

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Dr. Mack Roach III – Radiation Oncology

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Adenovirus/PSA Vaccine

Question of the week: Is there is a vaccine protocol available for early stage prostate cancer yet? This week on the video blog, Dr. Barken will present a Clinical Trial: Phase II Study of Adenovirus/PSA Vaccine in Men With Recurrent … 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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Options for men with high risk prostate cancer

Dr. Charles Ryan, a Medical Oncologist at UCSF reviews options for men with high risk prostate cancer, combining multiple therapies including prostatectomy, hormonal and radiation therapy –  to increase likelihood of curing the disease. This interview was conducted by Dr. Christopher Kane, … 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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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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