"Finally! Such a comprehensive resource for survivors has been long overdue." --Michelle Melin, M.P.P., Director of Patient Services Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization<br> <br> "An excellent, well-researched book that responds to the needs of survivors." --Anna Meadows, M.D. Director, Division of Oncology and Children's Cancer Research Center Children's Hospital of Phildadelphia.<br> <br> Now as never before cancer survivors are discovering their potential for renewed sexuality, which many may never have thought possible. In this comprehensive new book, the leading authority in the field carefully and reassuringly explains your options and gives you the accurate, up-to-date information you need to take advantage of them. Now you can make the decisions that are best for you based on recent medical advances and the newest perspectives. This unique guide covers: <br> * The kinds of sexual problems both men and women are likely to face after treatment --and state-of-the-art solutions <br> * The most effective infertility treatments <br> * How to assess the risks of pregnancy <br> * The latest information on body image, low sex drive, performance anxieties, medications, sex aids, and reconstructive surgery <br> * Special topics such as sex after breast or prostate cancer, and the specific problems facing gays, singles, and survivors of childhood cancers.
"This valuable book provides accurate information on the causes of these important problems, and offers some reassuring and workable solutions." (New York Times, October2, 2001)
Partial table of contents:
THERE IS SEX AFTER CANCER!
Sex, Cancer, and Your Emotions.
Greater Expectations: Women's Sexual Health.
Getting the Word Out: Talking About Sex.
Going Back to Bed.
Safer Sex After Cancer: Preventing Disease.
IS THERE A PROBLEM?
WHY IT HAPPENED AND HOW TO FIX IT.
Getting the Help You Need for a Sexual Problem.
Where Did My Libido Go?
Enhancing Sexual Desire After Cancer.
The Bells Aren't Ringing: No Orgasms, Slow Orgasms, and Dry Orgasms.
Causes of Painful Sex.
Overcoming Pain During Sex.
FERTILITY AND PREGNANCY: WHEN CANCER ADDS INSULT TO INJURY.
Empty Arms: The Pain of Infertility.
Special Delivery: Getting the Sperm to the Egg.
Having Whose Baby?: Third Party Reproduction.
SPECIAL STROKES FOR SPECIAL FOLKS.
Myths About Sex, Women's Health, and Breast Cancer.
Survivors of Childhood Cancer.
Sex and the Single Survivor.
A Final Thought.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 30th September 1997
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.41