10 Prostate Cancer Myths Debunked



8. Prostate cancer treatment causes incontinence or impotence.

Both incontinence and impotence are possible complications following either prostate cancer surgery or radiation treatment, but not all men will suffer from them and for those that do, it’s usually only temporary. The older a man is and the longer he has had prostate cancer will increase the risk of these side effects.

Find out about hormone treatment for prostate cancer.

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One comment

  1. eva says:

    mm-maybe add to that ‘prostate biopsies can be MILDLY uncomfortable,and have few side effects’-as one more myth???

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