Breast Cancer Overview

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After Treatment TOPICS

Sexuality after breast cancer

Concerns about sexuality are often very worrisome to a woman with breast cancer. Aside from body image, some treatments for breast cancer, such as chemo, can change a woman's hormone levels and may reduce her sexual interest or response. Treatment for breast cancer can also affect the pleasure a women gets from having her breasts touched.

Last Medical Review: 09/17/2013
Last Revised: 01/31/2014