Treatment for breast cancer can affect your sex life. A woman may experience less desire or interest in sex, during and following treatment. Some women after breast cancer no longer feel ‘desirable’ or ‘sexual’. Breast cancer surgery can also change the way a woman thinks about her body.Sex therapy following breast cancer can assist a woman explore these issues and identify solutions or ways to move forward. Sex therapy can assist in areas of desire/libido, dealing with changes to the body, and also self-esteem and general emotional well-being.
See also: Impact of Illness or Disability, Body Image, Self-Esteem