Prostate cancer treatment can shorten penis length

A recent study from the Journal of Urology regrading this previously unpublicized side effect:

Men who have hormone and radiation therapy for prostate cancer can experience penile shortening, a study has suggested.

Turkish researchers studied 47 men who were receiving the treatments, the Journal of Urology reported.

Eighteen months later the researchers assessed the men again, and found a decrease in average stretched penile length from 14.2 to 8.6 centimetres.


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