2017, Volume 41, Issue 4

2017, Volume 41, Issue 4 (6)

The outcome of haematological malignancies has improved tremendously over the last half century. Although there is more focus on the psychological side effects of diagnosis and treatment,…
In men over 45 years, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer. For this group of men, attention to quality of life and…

The impact of cancer on intimacy and sexuality: it has more impact than you think!

  • Auteur(s)
    Marjolein E.M. den Ouden, Madeleen J. Uitdehaag
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Background: In the Netherlands the most prevalent types of cancer are prostate cancer (19.5% in men), breast cancer (28.1% in women), colon cancer (15.5% in men, 12.8%…

Young and cancer: Sexual problems and need for care

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    Vivian W.G. Burgers, Brenda L. den Oudsten, Olga Husson
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Purpose: To provide an overview of the sexual problems and care needs of adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer between 15 and 39 years old (AYA’s).Method:…
Purpose: When confronted with cancer, a prominent challenge for patients and their partners is their changed sexual relationship. There is a need for an empirically based theoretical…
In the current research, we developed a sexual rehabilitation program for gynaecological cancer survivors after treatment with radiotherapy aiming to improve survivors’ vaginal dilator use and sexual…

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