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Sexual Health Recovery For Prostate Cancer Survivors

Key clinical point: Current interventions related to sexual difficulties after prostate cancer care are being unmet to support the needs of prostate cancer survivors and their partners.

Major finding: Psychosexual interventions that prioritize mindfulness and acceptance-based frameworks may help men to tune into sensations and increase the potential for improvement to sexual satisfaction among prostate cancer survivors.

Study details: A literature review was performed to examine the prevalence of sexual difficulties after treatment and the efficacy of current pharmacologic and psychological treatment approaches.


Bossio JA, et al. Sex Med Rev. 2019 Apr 24. doi: 10.1016/j.sxmr.2019.03.001.