Prostate Cancer Treatment: Risk of Erection Problems

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 ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

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