Relationships and sex

Effects of treatment on a man's sexuality

Cancer and its treatment can have an impact on sexuality.

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    The male body and sex

    If changes to your body are affecting your sex life, it may help to remember the sexual areas of a man’s body.

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    Effects of surgery on men

    Surgery involving your sex organs can affect your sex life or fertility. But you may also notice changes after surgery to any part of the body.

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    Effects of radiotherapy on men

    Radiotherapy may affect your ability to have sex or father a child. But, there are a number of ways to manage this.

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    Effects of chemotherapy on men

    Chemotherapy may have an effect on your desire or ability to have sex

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    Effects of hormonal therapy

    Hormonal therapy may affect how you feel about sex or your ability to have sex

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    Coping with sexual difficulties

    Physical or emotional problems may affect your sex life after cancer treatment