Partnership and sexual life in women with cancer

Authors: Laura Janáčková 1,2
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení somatopsychiky, Sexuologický ústav 1. LF a VFN Praha, přednosta doc. MUDr. Michal Pohanka, Ph. D 1;  Institut partnerských vztahů, Praha 2
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2014; 18(2): 149-150
Category: Oncogynecology: Review Article


Article discusses the partnership and sexual life of women with cancer focusing on psychological consequences. It introduces main aspects that affect the psychosocial experience of disease and their possible influence on healing process and mortality rate of patients with cancer.

Key words:
cancer – family – partnership – sexual and functional abilities


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