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How breast cancer treatment can affect sexual function and intimacy

04/08/2008

How breast cancer treatment can affect sexual function and intimacy
Abstracts of the 9th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology, Roma, Italy, April 13-17, 2008, Sexologies, vol. 17, Suppl. 1 (2008), S22
Breast cancer (BC) diagnosis is a dramatic turning points in a woman’s life. It impacts on her trust on her body, her future, her ability to cope with the struggle to survive. It reshapes her priorities. Specifically, BC diagnosis and treatment may variably affect three major dimensions of women’s sexuality: sexual identity, sexual function and sexual relationship. Several biological factors modulate the final outcome.

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