Navigation Links
Sexual Problems May Arise After Breast Cancer
Date:9/23/2010

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Sexual problems are common among breast cancer survivors, according to new research.

In a study of about 1,000 women treated for breast cancer, nearly three-quarters of those younger than 70 who had a partner reported sexual difficulties, such as loss of desire or reduced sexual activity, two years after diagnosis.

"We see a large number of women who tell us this is an issue," said study co-author Mary Panjari, a researcher at Monash University Medical School in Prahran, Australia. "The finding that 70 percent had sexual problems after diagnosis and initial treatment ... puts numbers to the anecdotal findings," she said. It also echoes previous research.

The study, published online Sept. 23 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, has broad implications given the increasing numbers of breast cancer survivors, experts say.

Panjari and her colleagues polled 1,684 women in Australia within 12 months of their diagnosis of invasive breast cancer. They asked the women to complete questionnaires annually for five years on their breast cancer treatment, partner status, body image, menopausal symptoms and sexual functioning.

The researchers excluded from the analysis women with active disease, those widowed or without a partner and those 70 and older, reasoning they would have less interest in sex or not be distressed by the lack of it.

That left them with 1,011 women, but data was missing on 17, bringing the number down to 994. Of these, 287 had no sexual problems, but 707 did.

More than 80 percent of the women surveyed reported their sex life had been satisfactory before breast cancer.

Eighty percent who reported sexual problems post-diagnosis also had menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats, which have been linked in other research to decreased sexual function.

Cancer medications and b
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Family Research Council: Planned Parenthood Report Oversexualizes Ten-Year-Olds, Undermines Parental Authority
2. New research shows emotional impact of low sexual desire and associated distress
3. Are Latino teens sexual risk takers? Its complicated, researcher says
4. New study reveals prevalence of cyberbullying and its psychological impact on nonheterosexual youth
5. Researcher presents risk-free treatment for low female sexual desire
6. Tumor surgery impairs sexuality
7. Why do sexually experienced girls resume sexual activity after abstinence?
8. Sexual Desire, Satisfaction Dont Diminish During Pregnancy
9. Study points out risks of nonromantic sexual relationships
10. Helping fathers of sexually abused children
11. JustGetTested.com Recommends Confidential Blood Testing During Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month (April)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Sexual Problems May Arise After Breast Cancer
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... This ... Patient Self-Management (PSM) Solutions at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual ... for over 10 years, can reduce overall cost of care by approximately $1,000 ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... Avid boxing style rock ... Jimi Hendrix Singer Bowl concert posters. The Who and the Rascals also played at ... According to Hawley, "The Doors played with the Who backing them up. The Doors ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... it more responsive and easy to navigate. By making fundamental changes to the ... A representative from the site said, “Finding the right website has been getting ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap tickets for Journey at ... legendary band has been packing venues for years and they are one of the most ... albums in their career. While Journey is known for their all-around great sound, fans ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... ... The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation today announced the award ... community health by focusing on the social and economic factors that greatly affect health ... year in 2016 based on progress in 2015. , “We took a new approach ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:APhA Foundation to Showcase Newly Introduced Patient Self-Management Solutions at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition 2Health News:Avid Boxing Style Rock Concert Poster Collector From Vintage Rock Posters Announces Search for 1968 Doors and Jimi Hendrix Singer Bowl Concert Posters 2Health News:HerpesDatingSites.org Introduces a New Responsive Design 2Health News:Journey Tickets at The Stadium of Fire at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Journey on the 4th of July in Provo 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation Awards $1.5 Million 2
... domestic violence endure significantly higher health costs than other women ... finds. Abuse victims had health care costs that averaged ... years after the abuse ended and about $400 above others ... physical and emotional consequences even years after their abuse ends, ...
... healthy, financially secure and with a desire to travel. According ... remain among the most self-reliant generations to reach their golden ... They won,t stop being self-reliant when they get old and ... as he,s done at various national and international conferences. ...
... some patients suffered side effects, including reduced strength after ... -- Botulinum toxin, which smoothes facial wrinkles through injections ... suffer from "tennis elbow," a new study finds. , ... carefully, and there,s a potentially nettlesome side effect, according ...
... Adult content changes kids, personalities, one expert says, , ... allowed to watch R-rated movies are much less likely ... new study suggests. , Researchers questioned nearly 3,600 middle-school ... later. In that time, 3 percent of the kids ...
... and Springer Science+Business Media have launched a new textbook ... language set is of fundamental significance for the subject. ... the School of Chinese Medicine HKBU, the books were ... China and the USA. Representatives from HKBU, as well ...
... April 2010 - Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of ... proudly announces the release of a brand-new single ... mitral valve disease by the internationally renowned cardiac ... will launch at the 90th Annual Meeting of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Domestic violence victims have higher health costs for years after abuse ends 2Health News:Domestic violence victims have higher health costs for years after abuse ends 3Health News:Baby boomers aging to be self-reliant 2Health News:Botox Injections May Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain 2Health News:Watching R-Rated Movies May Lead to Early Alcohol Use 2Health News:Springer Asia launches Chinese medicine textbook series in English 2Health News:Elsevier launches Carpentier's reconstructive valve surgery book 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... The Haselmeier Group has decided to reinforce ... has been nominated by the Board of Directors ... (CEO) of the Haselmeier Group. This nomination is ... brings more than 20 years of experience in the ... management positions, the last being Managing Director and Vice ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... -- Inventor of ProTide technology ...   NuCana, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company ... portfolio of novel anti-cancer medicines, today announced the appointment ... Officer. Professor McGuigan was the original inventor ... Medicinal Chemistry at the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, ... Ansell Cares ® H.E.R.O. Service Award ... organised in partnership with the European Operating Room Nurses ... and quality in patient care, and present an in-depth ... taking place today in the winners, respective hospitals in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Haselmeier Group Announces the Extension and Reorganization of its Executive Board 2Internationally Renowned Medicinal Chemist Professor Chris McGuigan Appointed as NuCana's Chief Scientific Officer 2Internationally Renowned Medicinal Chemist Professor Chris McGuigan Appointed as NuCana's Chief Scientific Officer 3Ansell Announces European O.R. Nurse Hero Award Winners 2Ansell Announces European O.R. Nurse Hero Award Winners 3
... SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme ... developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix , ... of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas. ... PDT (2:10 p.m. EDT). To listen to the live webcast ...
... 2011 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT ) ... 31, 2011.  Savient ended the quarter with $268.0 million in ... December 31, 2010, primarily due to the issuance and sale ... the first quarter of 2011, the Company had a net ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Halozyme Therapeutics to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference on May 12 2Savient Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2Savient Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3Savient Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4Savient Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 5Savient Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 6Savient Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 7
Designed to be removed from under surgical gown without compromising sterile fields. Two straps criss-cross in the back and attach with velcro in the front....
Wolfs unique apron and vest set distributes weight evenly between shoulders and hips. The vest comes with an attached Thyroid collar...
... Full frontal protection, our conventional ... shoulders by sturdy 2 webbed ... quick-acting snap hook fasteners. The ... custom fit the apron. Our ...
... Aprons are the result of a technologically ... x-ray aprons. Constructed with a wear resistant, ... the Lead Free aprons exhibit the same ... Each apron weighs approximately 50% less than ...
Medicine Products: