Gynaecological cancer: How to protect sexual health

Australian researchers have scoured the literature and suggest tips for management

Women who have undergone treatment for gynaecological cancers need help with their sexual health, and single, premenopausal women may be most in need, Australian researchers say.

Unhappy woman in her 30s

In a systematic literature review, the investigators from the University of the Sunshine Coast examined more than 3500 papers, homing in on 46 that address risk factors and protective factors for sexual quality of life (QoL) in such women.

Synthesising their findings, they suggest strategies for clinicians to