Fighting Sex and Body Changes After Breast Cancer Treatment

"Women may feel badly about how their body has changed or notice a change in their sexual health" (2:52)
Vaginal lubricants, new sex positions, or depression treatments may help, says Helen Coons, PhD.

Changes in your appearance and/or your sex life after breast cancer treatment may well bring you down. Psychologist Helen Coons, PhD, clinical director of Women's Mental Health Associate in Philadelphia, advises patients to speak up about both because doctors can recommend a range of solutions.

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