Erectile function after SBRT

Erectile function after radiation therapy is of great interest to many men trying to decide between surgery and radiation, and to decide among the several radiation treatment options. … READ MORE …

Mental health and ADT: an objective review

As regular readers will be aware, there has been some intense debate over the past year or so about whether there is an association between treatment with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and risk for dementia. … READ MORE …

Is LI-ESWT an effective treatment for ED subsequent to prostate cancer therapy

On our social network yesterday, a new member asked about a form of treatment called “GAINSWave” for men with erectile dysfunction (ED) after treatment for localized prostate cancer. We had never heard of GAINSWave prior to this question. … READ MORE …

An unfortunately misleading statement in the AFP

Back in 2014, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued a really rather thorough set of guidelines on the long-term management of survivors after initial treatment for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

An Eastern medicine effective and safe for ED, maybe

According to data from a late-breaking abstract for a poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in San Diego in May this year, a traditional type of Eastern medicine may improve erectile function. … READ MORE …

Well — this is a sort of progress, one hopes!

According to the abstract of a newly published paper by Krouwel et al. in Urology (“the Gold Journal”), we now have formal evidence that most urology residents in at least The Netherlands feel that they receive insufficient training in the management of men with erectile dysfunction. … READ MORE …

Risk for ED at up to 12 weeks after a systematic TRUS-guided prostate biopsy

There is nothing very new about the idea that prostate biopsies can affect erectile function in some patients (although we still have very little knowledge of about exactly why this occurs). We have had clear evidence that this effect can occur since 2001. … READ MORE …