Commentary (Boxer): Management of Sexual Dysfunction After Prostate Brachytherapy
January 01, 2003
The current ONCOLOGY articleby Drs. Merrick, Wallner,and Butler is a valuable additionto the literature. An estimated189,000 American men were diagnosedwith prostate cancer in 2002,and 30,200 died of the disease, makingit the most common cancer amongmen, and the second most commoncause of cancer death. The treatmentshave led to a high rate of cure,but the results of treatment oftencause a reduction in quality of life.