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Erectile dysfunction drugs may treat some cancers, increase risk for others

Erectile dysfunction drugs, such as the widely prescribed Viagra, are being studied as possible treatments for throat and neck cancers despite research that has linked the erectile dysfunction drug to melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Researchers and physicians at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center say that the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis could provide tumor-fighting benefits for throat and neck cancers based on data from a small, controlled study. The study involved 35 patients at the hospital who were treated with moderate doses of Cialis. They found that the men who were ... Read More