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Women Have Sex Less Frequently After Treatment For Gynecologic Cancer

Jul 21, 2015

Women Have Sex Less Frequently After Treatment For Gynecologic CancerAfter treatment for gynecologic cancer, women have sex less frequently, according scientists from the University of Colorado Cancer Center.

On average, the women in their study group had sex about six times a month before treatment. This frequency dropped to between two and five times each month after treatment.

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However, the decrease in sex didn’t not seem to negatively affect their relationships.

Gynecologic cancers include cancers of the uterus, cervix, ovaries, vagina, vulva, and endometrium (the lining of the uterus). Depending on their location and severity, these cancers may be treated with chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery. In some times, a combination of treatment approaches is used. An estimated 90,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with a form of gynecologic cancer each year.

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