The Impact Of Trauma On Your Sex Life: Breast Cancer. ELLE delves into the lives of four women whose sex lives drastically changed or altered after a traumatic event. Meet Lucy* who, after going Author: Daisy Murray. Sep 21, · Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States and , cases of invasive breast cancer were expected in 1 Approximately 26% of all newly diagnosed breast cancer cases occur among women younger than age 2 Studies have previously demonstrated that breast cancer and its treatment can negatively impact a woman's sexual functioning. Sexual Cited by:
Sep 23, · Sex After Breast Cancer Gynecologist and breast cancer survivor Melanie Bone is surprised the number isn’t %. Bone, who practices in West Palm Beach, Fla., had a double mastectomy 10 years ago. The National Cancer Institute reports that about half of women treated for breast cancer experience some form of long-term sexual dysfunction. Increasingly, younger women are being diagnosed with breast cancer. These women are particularly vulnerable to, or distressed by, treatment-related sexual .
Earlier research suggests that more than 90% of women taking hormonal therapy after breast cancer surgery have sexual function side effects, including vaginal dryness, loss of libido, and pain during sex. Still, not much research has looked at how these sexual problems affect quality of life. Dec 02, · A: I wish more oncologists would discuss some of the sexual problems experienced by women after breast cancer. Sometimes they express the .
Mindfulness Helps Young Women After Breast Cancer: Study. WEDNESDAY, Dec. 9, -- Mindfulness, meditation and survivorship education can help young breast cancer survivors overcome depression and other problems, a new study indicates. About 20% of breast cancer cases occur in women younger than 50, many of whom face significant struggles. Sexy After Cancer - Meeting Your Inner Aphrodite on the Breast Cancer Journey is a must read for all cancer survivors. After being diagnosed and treated with breast cancer over one year ago, this topic becomes buried. One of the side effects of cancer treatment is a Reviews: 7.
Sep 19, · About Erica Marchand, PhD. Dr. Marchand is a licensed psychologist specializing in sexual and relationship concerns. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon, and arrived in sunny Los Angeles in for postdoctoral training at UCLA. Dr. Marchand has conducted research in the areas of family influences on sexual behavior and sexual adjustment after cancer. The sexual dysfunctions were absent before diagnosis and management of breast cancer in % subjects and of these % subjects complained of a deterioration of the symptomatology after the various treatments. 90% of the dysfunctions were observed after chemotherapy, 9% after surgery and 3% after radiotherapy; none of the subjects indicated.