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|Title:||Sexuality of women with carcinoma of the cervix.|
|Authors:||Yeo, B.K. |
|Source:||Yeo, B.K., Perera, I. (1995-09). Sexuality of women with carcinoma of the cervix.. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore 24 (5) : 676-678. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Interviews regarding sexual function were conducted with patients suffering from cervical cancer and who were previously sexually active. Eighty-Seven patients who were treated surgically were compared with 40 patients who had radiotherapy. Both groups had reduced sexual activity and decreased sexual enjoyment although the post-radiotherapy group fared worse. Reasons for not having sexual relations were explored and most cited decreased libido and poor physical condition rather than fear of cancer transmission through sexual activity.|
|Source Title:||Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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