Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Sexual and Reproductive Health

This section provides information on the following topics:

Dating and Intimacy

Single adults with cancer often experience physical and emotional changes during and after cancer treatment that affect their dating and sexual relationships. Starting new relationships is often stressful for anyone, but it is especially difficult for single adults with cancer or a history of cancer. Many single cancer survivors avoid dating because they fear being rejected. The possibility of rejection is real, but it's important to not a let a fear of rejection stop you from dating altogether.

Cancer During Pregnancy

Learn how cancer is diagnosed and treated during pregnancy to try to ensure the health of both the mother and the baby.

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