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Academy Workshop 5: Sexuality After Cancer
Monday, 4 November 2013, 08:00 - 12:00
Leeuwen Room I

Speakers: Woet Gianotten and Annette Hasenburg

After the completion of this workshop, the attendee will be able to:

1. Identify those elements of gynaecological cancer and its various treatment modalities that are particularly prone to disturb sexuality (function, identity and relationship).
2. Inform and counsel their patients about possible relational and sexual side-effects of their cancer and treatment.
3. Include sexuality in the history taking, both at the beginning of treatment and at follow-up.
4. Evaluate sexual well-being in cancer patients and, when needed, be able to refer to the proper specialist.

Target Audience: Professionals interested in starting or improving their expertise on sexuality in cancer patients

Chair: Woet Gianotten MD, Hilversum, Netherlands and Annette Hasenburg MD, Freiburg, Germany