The First Latin American Men’s Health Forum

At the First Latin American Men’s Health Forum held in Cancun, Mexico on 9–10 March 2012, over 200 urology and sexology experts from across the region gathered to discuss current and future practices, opportunities and challenges in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of male urological disorders. The Forum was organized by the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) with support from the Latin American Society for Sexual Medicine (SLAMS) and Pfizer.

The First Latin American Men's Health Newsletters are intended to provide clinical updates and information pertinent to the management of male urological disorders and represents our commitment to the continuing educational needs of the men’s health community in Latin America.
- The first issue covers highlights of the First Latin American Men’s Health Forum, with a focus on male sexual dysfunctions, including premature ejaculation and low sexual desire. Please click here for the first issue.
- In the second issue, we will bring you highlights of OAB topics presented at the First Latin American Men's Health Forum. Professor Edgardo Becher (Centro de Urologia-CDU, Argentina) discussed the evolving concepts in the evaluation and management of OAB in men. Dr Gustavo Garrido (Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Argentina) examined the impact of OAB on male sexual health as well as potential strategies to individualize treatment and improve patient outcomes. Also included are summaries of a selection of pertinent, recently-published literature on the science and contemporary management of OAB. Please click here for the second issue.
- At the First Latin American Men’s Health Forum, Dr Luca Incrocci (Erasmus Medical Center-Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, the Netherlands) presented current evidence and practices in the screening and treatment of PCa, while Dr John Mulhall (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, US) reviewed the potential role of penile rehabilitation in post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction (ED). Professor Lauro Gomez (The Autonomous University of Nuevo León, Mexico) also discussed the importance of effective patient-physician communication in addressing sexual dysfunction issues after cancer treatment. This third and final issue presents highlights of these presentations, and summaries of some of the most recent and pertinent literature on these topics. Please click here for the third issue.