Prostate Cancer Treatment: Risk of Erection Problems

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Out of 100 men with prostate cancer who choose active surveillance, 44 to 47 will have erection problems, compared to 81 out 100 who have surgery and 59 out of 100 who have radiation.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology