Use of Viagra is linked to an increased risk of a form of skin cancer, according to a study published online in April in Jama Internal Medicine.
Viagra (sildenafil) was associated with an increased risk for melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. These cancerous growths grow when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells triggers genetic defects that lead the skin cells to multiply quickly and form malignant tumors, SkinCancer.org reported. About one person dies every hour in the U.S. due to Melanoma. More Viagra Linked to Increased Risk of Skin Cancer