Sexual quality of life in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer.

@article{Beckjord2007SexualQO,
  title={Sexual quality of life in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer.},
  author={Ellen Beckjord and Bruce E Campas},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={19-36}
}
Sexual quality of life (QOL) is a significant concern for breast cancer survivors. This study investigated sexual quality of life in a sample of 191 newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Sixty percent of the sample indicated disruption in their sexual quality of life. Sexual QOL during treatment was significantly more disrupted among women who received chemotherapy, were younger, had higher stage of disease, reported more depressive symptoms near time of diagnosis, and underwent a total… CONTINUE READING