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Can hormone therapy for prostate cancer cause impotence?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology
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In brief: It can.

Androgen deprivation therapy (adt), or hormonal therapy for prostate cancer, seeks to eliminate androgens like testosterone which can be fuel for prostate cancer cells.
Eliminating these hormones can have a major effect on sexual function, such as decreased libido and erectile dysfunction.

In brief: It can.

Androgen deprivation therapy (adt), or hormonal therapy for prostate cancer, seeks to eliminate androgens like testosterone which can be fuel for prostate cancer cells.
Eliminating these hormones can have a major effect on sexual function, such as decreased libido and erectile dysfunction.
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