Many Patients Suffer Post-Prostate Cancer Surgery

Tara Parker-Pope, editor, New York Times Well blog
Dr. Jason Engel, clinical associate professor and director of urologic robotic surgery, George Washington University Hospital

Doctors often advise men facing surgery for prostate cancer that a full recovery is the norm. As many learn, it's not true. A recent study shows that among men who reported good sex lives before treatment, fewer than half said they were able to achieve normal erections two years after surgery.

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