Sexual Side Effects

Prostate cancer treatment can cause sexual side effects, including erectile dysfunction, decreased sex drive (libido) and infertility. Explore the sections below for more information about the sexual side effects of prostate cancer treatment.
 
Treating Erectile
Dysfunction
   Decreased Sex
   Drive (libido)


Infertility

 



Hear from some of the experts about the sexual side effects of prostate cancer treatment.
 

Sexuality and Prostate Cancer with Dr. Anne Katz

May 27, 2014

During this webinar, Dr. Katz discusses sexuality and prostate cancer, including sexual challenges after all treatments for prostate cancer, the impact on your partner, and evidence-based treatments for sexual challenges after prostate cancer.



 

Understanding the Impact of Prostate Cancer on Intimate Relationships with Dr. Deborah McLeod

November 25, 2014

Prostate cancer can take a toll on intimate relationships. In this Expert Angle webinar, Dr. Deborah McLeod, clinician scientist in psychosocial oncology, will, consider the question: Is it helpful to think of prostate cancer as a Couples’ Illness, review the impact of prostate cancer on intimate relationships (emotionally and sexually), discuss factors that contribute to successful recovery, and explore the possibilities for sexuality after treatment (including why they often fail).


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