Posts Tagged ‘fertility’


Week Three: Cancer Affecting Other Organs

Posted on December 1st, 2011 | 3 Comments

Here is the third article of the Sexuality and Cancer series.  See part one here and part two here. There are a number of cancers that don’t involve the sex organs that can still affect sexuality.  The treatments for colorectal cancer cause significant problems due to internal scar tissue development and interruption to nerve supply… [Read More]


Impact of Cancer on Sexuality

Posted on November 25th, 2011 | 5 Comments

Last week we kicked off our cancer and sexuality series exploring the connection between sexuality and cancer.  Today, we’ll look closer at the impact cancer has on sexuality. The breasts, prostate, uterus and cervix, testicles and penis are the sexual organs most often thought of as being affected by cancer – or more accurately, its… [Read More]

The experience of cancer in young adulthood is different than in other age groups.  Research has been consistent in identifying several unique features. Significant isolation is one of those key factors.  Rarely do young adults with cancer have a peer who also has cancer, and their health prohibits them from participating in the prevalent social… [Read More]