Pink ribbon blues.

An important article recently came out in Anthropology magazine about the after effects of breast cancer on a woman’s sexuality. The article is about one woman’s research with breast cancer survivors in Spain. Many of the women report feeling an enormous  impact on their sexuality after undergoing cancer treatment. A theme that kept coming up …

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Breast cancer and sexual dysfunction: hitting close to the heart.

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and treated, sexual satisfaction can easily fall to the back burner when it comes to conversations with doctors. After all, when cancer is in the picture, ‘survival mode’ and health concerns may preclude sex as a priority or recommendation. However, once the dust settles after treatment and …

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Sex after cancer.

I see many women who are cancer survivors. Most of them feel that their post cancer sexual selves were never addressed. In fact, many were told, “you should be happy to be alive”, insinuating that they should stop focusing on any sexual dysfunction caused by cancer treatment. It is often very upsetting for them to …

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