Expectations and realities: are we really helping couples to cope post-treatment?

A recent review in the journal Translational Andrology and Urology, which is reprinted on line on the Medscape Oncology web site, addresses the issue of “Couples-based interventions following prostate cancer treatment.” … READ MORE …

Psychosocial aspects of sexual recovery after prostate cancer treatment

Erectile and sexual dysfunctions are long-term side effects of prostate cancer treatment. They affect not just men with prostate cancer but also their spouses and/or partners, and can have significant impact on  previously well-established relationships. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news update, Thursday, September 11

Today’s prostate cancer update includes information on:

  • The lack of any specific connection between prostate cancer risk and a history of sexually transmitted infection
  • A review of current issues in the management of “high risk” prostate cancer patients
  • The effect the Medicare Modernization Action on the use of orchiectomy as compared to LHRH agonist therapy
  • The impact of prostate cancer treatment and outcomes of treatment on couples … READ MORE …