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Sexuality and Cancer

Sexual Health in Adolescent and Young Adults with Cancer
Sexuality and Cancer
Studies have shown that adolescent and young adult patients with cancer want to discuss with their doctors sexuality and reproductive health, yet topics such as contraception, body image, and fertility are rarely discussed. Read a doctor’s advice for starting this conversation.
Sex During a Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: What You Need to Know: Interview with Daniel Vorobiof, MD
Sexuality and Cancer
Dr. Daniel Vorobiof, an oncologist and an expert on sexuality, addresses some of the common misconceptions about sexuality during cancer treatment and offers strategies for dealing with the changes that couples may experience.
Misconceptions Around Sexuality and Cancer
Sexuality and Cancer
Sage Bolte addresses some common misconceptions around sexuality and cancer, including the perceptions that certain demographics are less burdened than others by how a cancer diagnosis or treatment affects sexuality and intimacy.
Sexual Side Effects of Cancer Treatments
Sexuality and Cancer
Sage Bolte provides an overview of a number of common sexual side effects of cancer treatments, and suggests measures that patients can take to cope with them.
Sexuality and Its Relationship to Cancer
Sexuality and Cancer
Sage Bolte defines what sexuality means and how diagnoses of different types of cancer affect a person's sexual self in a variety of ways.
How Women Can Rediscover Enjoyable Sex After Cancer
Sexuality and Cancer
Among women who receive chemotherapy and/or hormonal therapy, many are left with unexpected changes in their sex life long after treatment is over. Many women suffer in silence, but having enjoyable sexual relations, even after cancer treatment, is quite possible.
Online Program for Cancer-Related Sexual and Fertility Problems
Sexuality and CancerSupport Services
Sexual problems are often among the top unmet needs for cancer survivors. Leslie R. Schover, PhD, examines this neglected area of cancer care and introduces an online program, Will2Love.com, dedicated to cancer-related problems with sexuality or fertility.
Sex and Intimacy for Breast Cancer Survivors: During Treatment and Beyond
SurvivorshipSexuality and Cancer
Almost all women who have received treatment for breast cancer have a list of questions that they find difficult to ask during a clinical visit with their oncologist.
Fertility Preservation: What You Need to Know Before Starting Cancer Treatment
Fertility PreservationPediatric CancerSexuality and CancerSurvivorship
Many young adults with cancer don’t ask questions about their ability to have children after cancer treatment, despite wanting to have biological children. Not asking the right questions about fertility preservation before starting chemotherapy, radiation, or other treatments for cancer can lead to fertility problems and even infertility later on.
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