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Webinars Bring it up! How to Talk With Your Young Breast Cancer Patients About Sex

When:   Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Noon – 1 p.m. ET

Download the podcast and presentation for this program.

During our free webinar for healthcare providers, Anne Katz, RN, PhD, helped you

  • understand common sexual challenges young women affected by breast cancer face and possible solutions to these common problems.
  • learn about unique sex and intimacy needs of young women affected by breast cancer.
  • explore strategies for how to ask young patients about their sexual health and function, including two evidence-based models for addressing sexuality with young patients.

About Our Speaker

Dr. Anne Katz is the sexuality counselor at CancerCare Manitoba and Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Manitoba Prostate Centre. In these roles she counsels men and women with a history of cancer who are experiencing sexual and relationship challenges.She also supports couples through recurrence and treatment decisions at that point.She runs a Sexual Rehabilitation program for women after radiation therapy.

She has spoken at multiple international conferences and meetings in North American, Europe and beyond where she has educated health care providers and cancer survivors about cancer, sexuality and survivorship. Dr Katz maintains a joint appointment in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Manitoba where she teaches in the graduate program. She is the editor of the Oncology Nursing Forum, the premier research journal of the Oncology Nursing Society.

She is the author of seven books for health care providers and health care consumers on the topics of illness and sexuality as well as cancer survivorship. She has just completed her ninth book for young adults with cancer.

This program is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number DP11-1111 from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.