Let's Talk! Sex, Intimacy, and Advanced Breast Cancer
Last updated: June 2020
We know that romantic relationships and intimacy have a very real impact on emotional health. Share your story in our easy and anonymous polls, and raise your voice about what you want more of in the advanced breast cancer community!
Your whole life changes after diagnosis - does that include your sex life?
How has your diagnosis affected your sex life?
It’s not always easy to bring up intimate topics. How’s your communication with your partner(s) around any changes or challenges?
How comfortable are you talking to your partner about sex and intimacy?
Cancer adds a whole other layer to feeling comfortable in your body.
How has your diagnosis affected your self-confidence?
You might feel different about getting into relationships, or about the ones you already have, after your diagnosis.
Has your diagnosis affected your ability to start or maintain romantic relationships?
Everyone has a different relationship with their doc, and docs have different comfort levels about sex and intimacy. Have you ever brought up the subject with your docs?
Have you ever spoken with your healthcare team about breast cancer and your sexual health?
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Have you been successful in getting financial assistance to help with your medical costs?