This fact sheet covers a range of sensitive topics related to intercourse, sexual health, intimacy and cancer. Although not always discussed, sexual health and intimacy are an important part of your wellbeing, even after a cancer diagnosis. Please note: If you have experienced any type of sexual trauma, we recommend that you seek support and help from a trusted healthcare professional before reading further.
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Diarrhea and constipation are common side effects of cancer treatment. Managing side effects is an important part of cancer treatment.
Cancer and its treatment may cause people to experience a loss of appetite. Loss of appetite can lead to unhealthy weight loss and poor quality of life. Side-effect management and good nutrition are an important part of cancer treatment.
Blood cancer and certain treatments such as chemotherapy can lower blood cell counts. Low blood cell counts can lead to serious complications during cancer treatment.
Treatment can damage the lining of the mouth and throat causing pain, sores, difficulty swallowing, and dry mouth. Side-effect management is an important part of cancer treatment.
Many cancer treatments can cause nausea and vomiting. Relieving side effects is an important part of cancer treatment.
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Cancer patients, especially those undergoing chemotherapy, are more likely to get infections because of their weakened immune systems.