Sunday Jun 12, 2022

Sex, Sexuality, Intimacy and Fertility in the Face of Cancer

Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue our five part series focusing on cancer. In this series, we’ll share inspiring and powerful conversations full of encouragement, hope, wisdom, touching personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk with professionals and friends of the show on what it’s like to hear those words “you have cancer”, real life and practical wisdom and solutions for supporting those diagnosed and living with cancer, support for caregivers, and their heroic kind and self-less acts. So join us on this extraordinary series as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, are living with cancer, know someone dear to you with cancer, or want to prevent this fast growing, deadly and sometimes chronic disease.

We welcome back Sarah Kown, a medical physicist and radiation oncology therapist and the Founder and CEO of Own Your Cancer Coaching as we have a much needed conversation on , sexuality, intimacy and fertility in the face of cancer. We talk about the importance and benefits of for those living with not only breast cancer and cancers in the pelvic area, but with all types of cancer. We talk about some of the mental and physical side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy treatments, such as early menopause, sterility, erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, decrease in libido, and decreasd in self esteem and body image. And just as importantly, we talk about some resources and creative solutions available, both physically and mentally.

Cancer diagnosis and treatment can pose unique challenges in , sexuality, intimacy and fertility.  So join us today on WellSeekers with Lucia, as we’re talking with Sarah as we demystify the topic of and cancer for those who have been diagnosed with cancer and those living with cancer.

For learn more about Sarah and her company, visit her website at

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WellSeekers with Lucia is a podcast exploring how to find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health, relationships, and wellness topics.

Lucia Nazzaro, MA, MSW, LCSW, is an Emmy nominated multi-media storyteller, professor and expert. She works to create ways to help individuals & society find their story of well with a special focus on how we can rise and comeback from life transitions (both considered positive and negative), relationship issues, and issues that surround the human condition and ways to thrive in the face of adversity and challenge.

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