It’s a Couples’ Thing: Prostate Cancer and Its Impact on Sexuality and Quality

Presenter: Dr. Anne Katz
Original Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Description:
This short webinar will address key aspects of the impact of prostate cancer treatment on the couple. It is widely acknowledged that treatment for prostate cancer results in sexual side effects that impact both the man and his partner. These side effects often impact on the couple's relationship in a negative way and cause distress for both individuals. This webinar will address what these issues are as well as making suggestions to mitigate the effects on the couple.
   
 
 

Anne KatzAnne Katz's Biography:

Dr. Anne Katz is a certified sexuality counselor at CancerCare Manitoba and Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Manitoba Prostate Centre. Dr. Katz is the editor of the Oncology Nursing Forum, the premier research journal of the Oncology Nursing Society. She was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 2014. She has educated health care providers and cancer survivors about cancer, sexuality, and survivorship around the world and is an avid blogger for ASCO Connections.

About Expert Angle

Expert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
 
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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