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.

 

It's a Couples' Thing: Prostate Cancer and Its Impact on Sexuality and Quality of Life

March 13, 2018
This short webinar will address key aspects of the impact of prostate cancer treatment on the couple. It is widely acknowledged that treatment for prostate cancer results in sexual side effects that impact both the man and his partner. These side effects often impact on the couple's relationship in a negative way and cause distress for both individuals. This webinar will address what these issues are as well as making suggestions to mitigate the effects on the couple.



 

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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