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Oncology and Post-Care


Oncology & Cancer Post-Care Sexual Difficulty

A number of physical conditions may arise following cancer treatment that make sexual intercourse more difficult. Cancer treatments beyond surgery may include treatments such as hormonal therapy, radiation, and chemotherapy. Each of these affects the body in many ways. According to the American Cancer Society, women may experience sexual problems as a result of premature menopause, vaginal dryness, and pain during sex.

Conditions & Symptoms Include

  • Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM)

  • Vaginal dryness

  • Dyspareunia

  • Irritation of the skin

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