Critical Conversations: How to Talk About Sex With Your Breast Cancer Patients

September 20, 2018
12:00pm to 01:00pm
2018-09-20 12:00:00 2018-09-20 13:00:00 America/New_York Critical Conversations: How to Talk About Sex With Your Breast Cancer Patients  

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Free webinar for healthcare providers! 

Young women diagnosed with breast cancer frequently experience side effects that greatly impact their sexual life. During this free webinar presented by our Young Women's Initiative, Don Dizon, MD, FACP will discuss the common sexual challenges young women affected by breast cancer face and recommend best practices to open up the conversation about sex and intimacy issues with your patients. The webinar will also highlight the importance of addressing sex and intimacy issues in the oncology setting. 

Free CEUs granted for the first 300 social workers and 300 nurses who register.

About the Speakers

Don Dizon, MD, FACP
Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, is board certified in medical oncology and specializes in women’s cancers. He is currently clinical co-director of gynecologic oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, where he also founded and directs The Oncology Sexual Health Clinic. Read more.



Nadiyah Brown
Nadiyah Brown was diagnosed with stage III, inflammatory breast cancer at age 29. She was told after surgery that the cancer was stage IV. Nadiyah, a single mother, says facing breast cancer was scary and stressful. Nadiyah became a Living Beyond Breast Cancer Young Advocate volunteer in July 2018. Read more.


This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886556304-3088) for 1 continuing education contact hours.


This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Physicians may be able to claim AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™ for non-designated educational activities if they (1) comply with the AMA definition of CME (2) comply with the AMA ethical opinions on Gifts to Physicians from Industry and on Ethical Issues in CME (i.e., are not promotional) and (3) A physician finds to be a worthwhile learning experience related to their practice. AMA PRA Category 2 Credit™ is entirely self-claimed and self-documented by physicians.

This webinar is supported by the Grant or Cooperative Agreement Number 1  U58 DP005403, funded by  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 or the Department of Health and Human Services.