The link between ED and prostate cancer treatment
A SEX LIFE AFTER PROSTATE CANCER
WHICH COMES FIRST
WHY WAIT? TAKE CONTROL
DID YOU KNOW?
ED and Prostate Cancer Surgery
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
For men facing prostate cancer, the first worry is about dying. The second worry is whether the treatment will kill their sex life.
- Even with nerve-sparing robotic surgery, erectile dysfunction may persist a year or more after surgery3
- Penile implants have helped men return to an active, satisfying sex life after prostate cancer
RECOVERY TAKES TIME
What does recovery mean to you? Some men define it as a return to confident sex4. It is common for men to start with oral medications before or after surgery. However, Viagra™, was effective in ONLY 30-60% of men after radical prostatectomy1. Other treatment options include penile implants, vacuum devices, topical cream, injections and urethral pellets. Some treatments may be more effective than others for you. For men with long-term ED, penile rehabilitation may help3.
ACHIEVING A SATISFYING SEX LIFE
Finding a satisfying solution to ED can be a life-changing event for many men and their partners. In one study of 200 patients and 120 partners, both men and their partners found the penile implant to be satisfying. 92% of patients and 96% of their partners reported sexual activity to be excellent or satisfactory5. Talk to your doctor about your treatment options.