Sex After Cancer or Radiation
As a consequence of several cancers such as prostate cancer, bladder cancer or colorectal cancer treatment, many men suffer from erectile dysfunction and shortening of penile length. At Philadelphia Center for Sexual Medicine, our penile rehabilitation protocol maximizes the chances of having recovery to functional erections and length after radiation or prostate cancer surgery.
Erectile Dysfunction after Prostate, Bladder, or Colorectal Cancer
After cancer treatment, many men are left with erectile dysfunction. Regardless if the treatment is radiation or a robotic prostatectomy, erectile difficulties are common after treatment. Decrease in length of the penis up to 3-5 centimeters is also common.
At Philadelphia Center for Sexual Medicine (PSCM) we specialize in the treatment of erectile dysfunction before and after cancer treatment and preservation of penile length.
Our penile rehabilitation treatment protocol can be started before radiation treatment or surgery. It can also be started anytime there after. We focus on preserving your erections and maintaining your length. Dr. Gittens utilizes a number of therapies to maximize the potential for obtaining satisfactory functional erections.
Dr. Gittens utilizes a number of therapies to maximize the potential for obtaining satisfactory erections. As you go through the program you will continue to be under the care of your urologist or oncologist, who will follow your cancer treatment needs.
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