A GP's guide to talking about sex and cancer

As cancer survivorship increases, so does a focus on quality of life. How can GPs help these patients?

The diagnosis of cancer is life-altering. 

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Often requiring timely and extensive treatment, all aspects of a patient’s life are affected.

As survival rates increase, improving post-treatment quality of life is becoming increasingly important.

Comprehensive, patient-focused care requires effective management of both the biological and psychological implications of disease.

Such care includes sensitive and appropriate management of sexual health and wellbeing, both of which are,