Sex and intimacy
Changes to sex and intimacy are a big challenge for many people living with cancer. Some people go through cancer treatment without having their feelings, attitudes or ability to have sex affected at all. Others find that their sex lives change a lot. There are many things that you can do to have a healthy sex life during and after cancer treatment.
Find out more about sex, intimacy and cancer.
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