Sex and Cancer

Cancer can affect your sex life in different ways, and it's important to have open and honest conversations about it with your partner, as well as your treating doctor.


Sex impacts much of our lives, from identity through to our self-esteem and how we perceive ourselves in the world around us. Whilst sex may be the last thing on your mind during a cancer experience, it can in some cases be a real issue.



Who is this episode suitable for?

This episode is suitable for anyone affected by cancer. This episode explores the impact a cancer experience may have on your sex life, and why it's important to communicate with your partner and your doctor. Sex can be hard to talk about but it's important to. The physical and emotional impacts of cancer, may change how you feel about sex.


 Who is in this episode?

In this episode of The Thing About Cancer, host, Julie McCrossin, talks with Professor Jane Ussher from Western Sydney University.


Professor Jane Ussher with Julie McCrossinProfessor Jane Ussher with Julie McCrossin

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