Sarah Sciortino on Fertility and Sexuality in Younger Patients with Ovarian Cancer

Sarah Sciortino, MSW, LSW, Oncology Psychosocial Support Services Program Coordinator at University of Chicago Hospital, discusses the unique concerns that younger patients with ovarian cancer can face.
BY SARAH SCIORTINO, MSW, LSW
PUBLISHED: JULY 09, 2017

Sarah Sciortino, MSW, LSW, Oncology Psychosocial Support Services Program Coordinator at University of Chicago Hospital, discusses the unique concerns that younger patients with ovarian cancer can face. Decisions about fertility often have to be made quickly, and at a much earlier time than patients are prepared for. Additionally, body image and sexuality can be affected dramatically by treatment.

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