Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Intimacy and Emotional Changes in Cancer Patients

For many older adults, intimacy remains an important need. Cancer and cancer treatment can have a major impact on emotions, intimacy and sexual function. For example, more than 60 percent of prostate cancer survivors are 65 years of age and older. Research has indicated that sexual impairment may affect 60 to 80 percent of these men, depending on the type of therapy they received.

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