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October 28th 2021
By Don Vaughan
Although being in a close relationship during the cancer journey can dramatically improve outcomes, the stress of treatment and the diagnosis itself can take a toll on couples, sometimes in a negative way.
October 8th 2021
By Antonia DePace
Many patients with cancer experience challenges with sexual intimacy. Body image, self-esteem, vaginal health and a positive mindset all come into play.
April 26th 2021
By Mike Hennessy Sr., Chairman
Many survivors who have sexual side effects after treatment feel too uncomfortable to share this information with their doctor, and some doctors may not know how to address it with their patients.
April 14th 2021
By Katherine Malmo
A study out of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia found that 87% of survivors of breast, pelvic, endometrial, prostate, bladder and rectal cancer said treatment affected their sexual function or desire.
February 21st 2021
By Jessica Skarzynski
Breast cancer survivor and Evofem Biosciences founder and CEO Saundra Pelletier shares her thoughts on a new hormone-free contraceptive gel that could improve sexual quality of life in patients with cancer.
December 23rd 2020
By Colleen Moretti
Dr. Mindy Goldman from the UCSF Hellen Diller Comprehensive Care Center, discusses sexual side effects that cancer survivors face, and offers medication and lifestyle fixes to promote healthy and safe sexual encounters.
February 13th 2020
By Sharon Bober, PH.D.
Cancer treatment can take a toll on sexual health, but multiple therapies can help ease these undiscussed side effects. To get help, speak up.
April 20th 2019
By Kathy LaTour
Talking about sex during and after cancer treatment can be tricky. With the issues surrounding cancer in the equation, what is supposed to be unspoken and mystical now requires some good communication.
October 21st 2018
By Katie Kosko
One expert shares advice for opening the line of communication between patients and health care providers, as well as their partners.
May 8th 2018
Breast cancer affects all aspects of a marriage. Intimacy is one of the most affected areas, but is also one of the least talked about. In this article, learn how one survivor’s life has been drastically changed.
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