Impotence therapy and cancer of the prostate

Patrick D. Guinan, Wanda Sadoughl, Hassan Alsheik, Richard J. Ablin, Dharam Alrenga, Irving M. Bush

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Prostate cancer developed in two male patients being treated with fluoxymesterone for erectile impotence. It is suggested that the current increased interest in and therapy for sexual dysfunction be accompanied by an awareness of a possible causal relationship between exogenous androgens and prostrate cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-600
Number of pages2
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1976
Externally publishedYes

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  • Surgery


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