Updated: Mar 11
Dear Dr. K, I've had prostate cancer. What are my options for treating ED?
Prostate cancer is the second most prevalent cancer in men behind lung cancer.
1 out of 6 men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. In and of itself, prostate cancer is not a cause of Erectile Dysfunction (ED). However, ED often results from the different treatment methods for prostate cancer.
The current alternatives for treating prostate cancer include:
· Surgery either “open” or conventional surgery, or robot-assisted surgery
· Radiation therapy - external beam radia