18 November 2015

When prostate cancer treatment steals your sex life - by Jill Margo

Almost 100,000 Australian men are living with little or no sex life as a result of the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer.

Cancer Council NSW says an additional 40,000 with the disease have erectile dysfunction. These men were either not having sex before treatment or stopped afterwards because of other factors, such as age.

David Smith, associate professor and epidemiologist at the Cancer Council, says for the first time there is enough information from Australian prostate cancer data to model the extent of erectile dysfunction.

Read the full article on Financial Review.