Many patients with cancer experience long-term sexual dysfunctions. The sex problems in men usually accompany prostate cancer, pelvic tumours and colorectal cancer. A sexual dysfunction is characterised by problem/s during any phase of the sexual response cycle, which prevents a man or couple from experiencing satisfactory sexual pursuit. [Read: Common Sexual Health Problems in Men]
Cancer and Sexual Health
Factors Affecting Sexual Function in Men with Cancer
Choosing the right treatment option for cancer is very important to ensure that the side-effects are minimised. A doctor must be consulted to improve or regain sexual functions. Most sexual dysfunctions are treatable, but the hesitant attitude often gets in the way of treatment.
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