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Sexual difficulties following cancer treatment can be both temporary and lasting, but also manageable, according to the Sexual Health Program at Dana-Farber.
Possible solutions include:
Keeping Your Sex Life Going on The American Cancer Society's website.
Reflecting the approach of Dana-Farber's adult treatment centers, the Sexual Health Program delivers care with the efforts and expertise of a multidisciplinary team.
Patients typically meet with program Director Sharon Bober, PhD, and, if they are women, with gynecologist Sandy Falk, MD, who recently joined the Institute and specializes in female sexual health.
Patients may also have appointments with
Bober's group also collaborates with several Dana-Farber caregivers outside the survivorship program, including psychiatrists in the
Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-4523 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about clinical and educational support for cancer survivors at Dana-Farber
WBUR radio reports on how Dana-Farber's Sexual Health Program helps patients get their "groove" back.
In this WBUR radio interview,
Sharon Bober, PhD, discusses the important facts about sex and sexual
health all cancer patients should know before, during, and after
Sharon Bober, PhD discusses cancer treatment's effects on sexuality.