Sexual activity and quality of life in patients after treatment for breast and ovarian cancer

@article{Mayer2018SexualAA,
  title={Sexual activity and quality of life in patients after treatment for breast and ovarian cancer},
  author={Sebasti{\'a}n von Wuthenau Mayer and Severine Iborra and Donata Grimm and Lisa Steinsiek and Sven Mahner and Michaela Bossart and Linn Woelber and Pit Jacob Voss and Gerald Gitsch and Annette Hasenburg},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={299},
  pages={191-201}
}
ObjectiveSexual activity (SA) and functioning (SF) are important factors influencing quality of life (QoL). Anticancer treatment can cause or promote sexual dysfunctions. In this study we analyzed the SA, SF and QoL in patients after completion of treatment for breast cancer (BC) and ovarian cancer (OC).MethodsIn this retrospective multicenter study 396 BC patients and 93 OC patients aged between 18 and 70 years were surveyed at least 24 months after cancer diagnosis and compared to 60 healthy… CONTINUE READING

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