Link Between Use Of ED Medications After Radical Prostatectomy And Biochemical Recurrence.

Posted: February 6, 2015

Medscape (1/28, Mulcahy) reports that research published in Journal of Urology suggests that there may be “an association between the use of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs after radical prostatectomy and biochemical recurrence.” The investigators “were surprised by the findings; they had hypothesized that the drugs would be protective because multiple lab studies and an observational clinical study suggested an anticancer effect in the prostate.”