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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.

Citation:

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