Surviving Cancer

Effects on Intimacy

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1. Some side effects of cancer treatment may inhibit intimacy




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For both men and women, some side effects of cancer treatment may inhibit intimacy. Problems are often caused by physical changes, such as erectile dysfunction or incontinence which can occur after prostate surgery, or emotional issues like changes in body image because of scarring or the loss of a breast.