Viagra and the risk of melanoma

From the Dermatologist’s forum :

“Just wondering what you tell patients about the melanoma risk with Viagra use? I’ve had 2 patients in the last week asking about it. The study was quite a decent prospective one but still the only one to my knowledge. ”

“This was mentioned at the World Congress of Skin Cancer in Edinburgh in September this year with no firm conclusion drawn. However the presenter also mentioned the result of a survey: 60+% of men thought it was worth the risk while 98% of women agreed it was worth the risk!!”

Just repeating, 98% of women agreed (that it was worth the risk) !

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