Sexuality and intimacy issues facing women with breast cancer.

@article{Huber2006SexualityAI,
  title={Sexuality and intimacy issues facing women with breast cancer.},
  author={Carole Huber and Teresita Ramnarace and Ruth McCaffrey},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={
          1163-7
        }
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore the sexuality and intimacy experiences facing women with breast cancer. DATA SOURCES Published articles; OVID, PsycINFO, and Florida Atlantic University databases; Web sites; and books. DATA SYNTHESIS Patient perceptions and knowledge of mastectomy and chemotherapy-induced menopause in regard to lifelong sexual experiences are lacking. Healthcare providers must institute much-needed education and open lines of communication. CONCLUSIONS The physical and… CONTINUE READING

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