Vol. 8 The More You Know Here is a cheat sheet addressing sexual health problems and cancer treatment. I found it online & made some modifications, and hopefully it will be helpful. Chart of female sexual problems & cancer treatment Treatment Low sexual desire Less vaginal moisture Reduced vaginal size Painful intercourse Trouble reaching orgasm Infertility Chemotherapy Sometimes Often Rarely – only if linked to menopause Often Rarely Often Pelvic radiation therapy Often, if sex is linked with pain Often Often Often Rarely Often Radical hysterectomy Rarely Often* Often Rarely Rarely Always Radical cystectomy Rarely Often* Always Sometimes Sometimes Always Abdominoperineal (AP) resection Rarely Often* Sometimes Sometimes Rarely Sometimes* Total pelvic exenteration with vaginal reconstruction Sometimes Always Sometimes
My saga is currently fighting Triple Negative Breast Cancer with NO Primary Tumor as well as surviving ER/PR+ Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in 2013. I have a twisted sense of humor and have tried to continue that laughter and optimism on my journey.