For a better, secure browsing experience, we've made the tough decision to no longer support early versions of Internet Explorer (8 and below) and Firefox (22 and below).Unfortunately these older web browsers do not support many crucial developments in online security, and therefore represent a threat to your online security, as well as the security of MNT.Here are some things you can do: Breast cancer treatment often impacts sexuality.Chemotherapy and other treatments can affect sexual function by decreasing sexual desire, causing vaginal dryness or changing your sexual response.I literally cried a river and would like to commend you on your acting skills.I was depressed for weeks because I can't get over Joon Young's death.There are many practical things you can do to address sex and intimacy concerns, but you may still worry about dating.
Along with these challenges are a seemingly endless trail of thoughts and questions: When will I feel ready to start dating again? But no matter where a person is in their cancer journey, whether they have a new diagnosis, are in active treatment, or are posttreatment survivors, to have fears and concerns about dating and sexual intimacy is normal.I am a survivor of lung cancer stage3 for seven years tomorrow. I had an upper right lobectomy surgery on 1/10/2010 @stage1. I know that dealing with intimacy and body image issues are standalone struggles without the stress of cancer and the physical changes that sometimes come with treatment.But there are ways around these less than desirable feelings. Find like-minded individuals coping with similar struggles.