Prostate cancer and your sex life: What to expect

Prostate cancer can have effects on your sex life
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What you need to know:

  • Men who have hormone therapy or radiotherapy might also produce less to no semen, resulting in dry orgasms or retrograde ejaculation
  • According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), ejaculation in itself has not been scientifically linked to prostate cancer prevention. 

“If you want to avoid prostate cancer, have sex with multiple women!” This is one of the commonly peddled myths about prostate cancer. Hot on its heels is the claim that only men who have few sexual relations get prostate cancer. In June 2019, scandalous preacher Gilbert Deya confessed that he had cheated on his wife in order to avoid getting prostate cancer.

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