Sexuality & cancer: for the woman who has cancer, and her partner

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Leslie R. Schover
Publisher: 
The American Cancer Society, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Discusses women's sexuality and how it is effected by cancer. Touches on what a "normal" sex life is, healthy sexual response, and elements of female sexual desire and response. Discusses the keys for staying sexually healthy despite cancer treatment, effects of cancer treatment on female sexual desire and response, ways of dealing with sexual problems, special aspects of some treatments, how to keep your sex life going, and myths about cancer. Also included is a special section for single women: when to talk about your cancer, the possibility of rejection and improving your social life.

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