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Gynecologic Oncology Sexuality Resources (6084)

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Gynecologic Oncology Sexuality Resources

This handout is a recommended list of resources for gynecologic oncology patients and their families. It
is meant to help those with questions or concerns with sexuality. It is not uncommon for women to have
difficulties, short or long term, after treatment for their gynecologic cancer. Patients are encouraged to
speak with their doctor, physician assistant or nurse about any sexuality issues. Please be advised that
this is not a complete list of resources. It is a list we have found helpful for many of our patients. These
resources have been reviewed by our staff.

Books:
Sexuality and Fertility after Cancer by Leslie R. Stover, PhD Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1997
For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming
Your Sex Life by Jennifer Berman, MD and Laura Berman, PhD, 2001
Our Bodies, Our Selves by Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, 1998
I’m Not in the Mood: What Every Woman Should Know about Improving Her Libido, by Judith
Reichman, 1999

Websites:

Women’s Cancer Network: www.wcn.org

Gynecologic Cancer Support: www.eyesontheprize.org

Our Bodies, Our Selves: www.ourbodiesourselves.org

The American Association of Sex Educators, counselors, and Therapists (AASECT): www.aasect.org

Information on Female Sexual Dysfunction: www.fsdinfo.org

A Woman’s Touch: www.a-womans-touch.com

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org

Early Menopause: www.earlymenopause.com

Cancerbacup-Helping People Live with Cancer:
www.cancerbacup.org.uk/Resourcessupport/Copingwithcancer/Sexuality

Your health care team may have given you this information as part of your care. If so, please use it and call if you
have any questions. If this information was not given to you as part of your care, please check with your doctor. This
is not medical advice. This is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Because each
person’s health needs are different, you should talk with your doctor or others on your health care team when using
this information. If you have an emergency, please call 911. Copyright ©6/2017 University of Wisconsin Hospitals
and Clinics Authority. All rights reserved. Produced by the Department of Nursing. HF#6084.