Breast Cancer and Sexuality: Finding Support

Breast cancer is a malignant disease characterized by the out-of-control growth of breast cells. The breast is composed of fatty tissue, fibrous tissue, and glandular tissue, which comprises three parts – the glands that produce milk, the ducts that transport milk to the nipple, and the connective tissue that consists of fibrous and fatty tissue that connects everything together.

If you want to know more about the importance of early breast cancer detection, click here.

After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis and going through treatment – surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy, it’s normal that areas of your private and intimate life suffer some alterations. The American Cancer Society shared this video in 2014, where important facts about breast cancer and sexuality are discussed.

Psychotherapist and breast cancer survivor Elaine Franzetti, LCSW, shares some tips and options for women who seek support to address these issues.

Learn more about breast cancer signs and symptoms here.

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