From impotence to ‘chemopause’ to missing body parts, treatment side effects can mess with patients’ sex lives — why don’t we talk about it more?
July 28, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
From impotence to "chemopause" to missing body parts, the side effects of cancer treatment can really mess with someone's sex life. But do we talk about it? Not so much. It's the elephant in the bedroom.
New study finds young male cancer patients twice as likely to be counseled on preserving fertility
July 27, 2015
| By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
A new nationwide study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s reveals that young male cancer patients were twice as likely as young women to be counseled on ways to preserve their fertility, such as freezing sperm or eggs.