Sexual health and sexual minority status are often undiscussed during oncology visits. Yet, these topics should be addressed in older cancer patients in order to help mitigate the sexual side effects of cancer treatment and to acknowledge – and, at times, help provide – the social support older patients need during their cancer journey. This paper describes 4 tips on how cancer healthcare providers can broach the topics of sexual health and sexual minority status in an oncology clinic.
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Published online: August 22, 2019
Accepted: August 9, 2019
Received in revised form: July 31, 2019
Received: July 11, 2019
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