Sexuality and Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Whether with a partner or yourself, it’s not always easy to balance your sexual needs with the physical and emotional challenges of a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis.

“Some women tell me that a big part of why they have sex is because their partner has been so supportive, and they want to be able to give their partners pleasure,” says Lynn Wang, M.D., sexual medicine specialist at Main Line Health System in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. And that can be tough if sexual side effects of treatment and feelings about the future are interfering with physical intimacy.

In this section, we’ll talk about ways to manage the sexual issues that can often come up with a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis:


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