MAC17968 E01 cover

Cancer and your sex life

Booklet
Published: 30 Jun 2019
Next review: 30 Jun 2022
Edition: 1
MAC17968 E01 cover

This booklet is about how cancer and its treatment can affect your sex life. It is for anyone who needs information about this before, during or after cancer treatment.

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Published: 30 Jun 2019
Next review: 30 Jun 2022
Edition: 1

This booklet is about how cancer and its treatment can affect your sex life. It is for anyone who needs information about this before, during or after cancer treatment.

About this booklet

This information is for you whether or not you are in a relationship or having sex. We hope you find it helpful whatever your sexual orientation or gender.

The booklet explains:

- how your sex life may be affected by cancer and its treatment

- how to get support and treatment that can help. 

View our online information about cancer and sex.

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.