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Prostate Cancer & ED
Erection Rehabilitation post surgery, with sexual recovery specialist, Victoria Cullen.
ED & Injections, with pharmacist, Tim Stewart.
ED & Exercise, with physiotherapist, Tom Harris.
Peyronie’s Disease & prostate cancer, with physiotherapist, Jo Milios.
Adjusting to side effects, with patient advocate and author, Alan White
Martin & Heather’s Story (2017), a video series of one couple’s journey after prostatectomy.
Sexuality & Cancer
Will 2 Love. General cancer and sexuality resources. Created by clinical psychologist and researcher Dr. Schover.
WomanLab. Helping women learn truths about sexuality. Created by Dr. Lindau.
Cancer Council Australia. FAQs on sex and cancer.
Cancer Council Australia. Ideas on adapting to change.
Gay & Bisexual men living with Prostate Cancer. Book by Jane Ussher (2018)
Healthcare Professional Development
Will 2 Love Webinars. How to bring up sexuality in clinical settings.
Perspectives on Sexuality by Deborah Mcleod. (25 minute video). Very comprehensive overview of sexuality aimed at oncology practitioners.
Jean Hailes PD List List of Australian CPD courses for Women’s Health.
Online Courses for Sexual Health and Cancer. Canadian and American but usually accept international students.
Esther Perel’s podcast : ‘Where should we begin’ Live recordings of real sex therapy sessions.
Sex is like a Jam 5 minute video, a metaphor on sexuality.
Society of Australian Sexologists Database of accredited sexuality counsellors in Australia.
Come As You Are Sexuality Worksheets by Dr. Emily Nagoski.
OMG Yes. Teaching women the science of sexual pleasure. Evidence-based online programs.
Mindfulness & Sexuality. Teaching women how to enhance sexual well-being through mindfulness.
Prostate Cancer & Sexuality Research
Daniela Wittmann (2015) Are we targeting the right outcome for sexual health after prostate cancer treatment? Easy 2-page read perspective piece.
Lauren Walker & Jon Robinson (2011) Sexual adjustment to ADT : Struggles and Strategies. An outline of sexual problems for patients on ADT with practical strategies to help.
Two case studies by Richard Wassersug. Redefining identity (‘Mastering Emasculation’) and renavigating sexual behaviour after ADT treatment. Demonstrates the expansive possibilities within sexuality and identity.
Jennifer Reese (2010): Flexible Coping. Summary of sexual counselling interventions for prostate cancer (pg. 4). Plus, a helpful case study on sexual adjustment after colorectal surgery that focuses on challenging unhelpful beliefs (pg. 9).
Amanda Hordern and Annette Street (2007) A reflective mindset predicted healthcare professionals ability to helpfully discuss sex with patients.
Lubricant 101 : How to choose the best body-safe lubricants for different situations.
Safe Sex Toys : The sex toy industry is unregulated. Before you purchase, make sure you know how to spot reputable brands and body safe materials.
Shop our recommended products for sex and rehabilitation after prostate cancer surgery.
Ethical Sex Shops : These Australian shops are run by sex educators, they focus on providing a safe, inclusive experience for shoppers. Passionfruit (online and Melbourne). Nikki Darling (online only).
Please help me build up this list further. Send any online resources on sexuality and cancer you have found helpful to : firstname.lastname@example.org. The resources above are not associated with this website (unless they are within this website - or the Vacurehab product and program). They have been included when we have received positive feedback about them. We cannot guarantee that they are up to date, we will try our best to check them often and refresh when necessary.