Self-assessed sexual function after pelvic irradiation for prostate carcinoma. Comparison with an age-matched control group.

@article{Fransson1996SelfassessedSF,
  title={Self-assessed sexual function after pelvic irradiation for prostate carcinoma. Comparison with an age-matched control group.},
  author={Per Fransson and Anders Widmark},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={1066-78}
}
BACKGROUND Treatment of localized prostate carcinoma is often accompanied by disturbances in sexual function. The patient's own opinion and experience with these problems can be of great importance for his quality of life. In men older than 50 years, disturbances in sexual function are common. Treatment such as radiotherapy (RT), which can induce sexual dysfunction, should be evaluated in relation to the problems in an age-matched population without prostate carcinoma. METHODS Sexual function… CONTINUE READING

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