Norton Cancer Institute Sexual Health Program | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Norton Cancer Institute Sexual Health Program

It is normal to experience many different emotions before, during and after cancer diagnosis and treatment, especially around the way you feel about your body. You also may have loss of libido, vaginal dryness or pelvic pain. Many patients feel uncomfortable talking about these feelings and changes.

The health care providers at the Norton Cancer Institute Sexual Health Program offer private, compassionate consulting. We also can help with access to accurate information and education to help you manage these changes and find answers.

We currently offer services to female cancer patients and their partners.

Before Cancer Treatment

Sexual health is part of your overall personal wellness landscape. How you take care of your health — including your sexual health — can make a major difference in your quality of life. At Norton Cancer Institute, we support awareness, education and empowerment about your sexual health.

During Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy can cause physical and emotional changes that affect your whole life, including your sex life. You may notice changes in body image, your interest in sex or your ability to take part in sexual activity.

After Cancer Treatment

Surviving cancer does not mean you need to live with sexual side effects from cancer treatment. Sexuality is complex, and sexual function after diagnosis and treatment of cancer is even more complex. Your Norton Cancer Institute providers want to ensure that we improve the sexual quality of life of patients.

To learn more, call (502) 629-HOPE (4673) or email cancerresourcex@nortonhealthcare.org.

About Norton Cancer Institute

Norton Cancer Institute is the leading oncology practice in Louisville and Southern Indiana. We offer multidisciplinary oncology care from specialists at the leading edge of cancer treatment.

With nine outpatient locations, three radiation centers, multiple infusion centers across the Louisville area and same-day appointments for new patients, you can start your cancer recovery quickly.

There are many reasons why more people choose Norton Cancer Institute for their care.

  • Access to more than 100 specialists, including board-certified and fellowship-trained oncologists
  • Specialists from across Norton Healthcare who work together to review your case to ensure the best care for you and those who care for you
  • Treatments including surgical, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and genetic therapies tailored to combat the unique genetic makeup of your cancer
  • Prompt care clinics designed especially for providing symptom relief and other care to Norton Cancer Institute patients
  • MyNortonChart, an online tool that lets you communicate with your provider, manage appointments, and more anytime from a computer or mobile device
  • A radiation therapy program that sets the standard for precision and excellence in the region
  • More than 180 cancer-related clinical trials give you access to the newest therapies
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