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Sexual health information for men with cancer

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videosVideos and podcasts

Men's Health Initiative of BC

Cancer Care (US-based)

  • Listen online at (click on Listen to Workshops) or on your smartphone / tablet (search for Cancer Care in the Podcasts app).

Prostate Cancer UK

Odette Cancer Centre


Sexuality and Cancer (Canadian Cancer Society)

  • Please go to or drop by the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception) at Odette Cancer Centre to pick one up.

Sexual Health and Radiation Therapy: Guide for Men (Odette Cancer Centre)

  • Please ask your Radiation Therapist for a copy or visit the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception) at Odette Cancer Centre to pick one up.

Cancer, Treatment and Erectile Function: A Guide for Men and Their Partners (Odette Cancer Centre)

  • Please visit the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception) at Odette Cancer Centre to pick one up.

booksBooks & articles

Man Cancer Sex, Katz A. Hygeia Media, 2010

  • Discussion on sexual difficulties that men can face as a result of cancer

Prostate Cancer and the Man You Love: Supporting and Caring for Your Partner, Katz A. Lanham, MD. Rowman & Littlefield, 2012

  • Includes both medical information and personal stories from cancer patients and their partners

Sexual health, intimacy & cancer: a guide for men (Your Health Matters, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

Support services

Odette Patient & Family Support

Telephone: 416.480.4623
Location: TG-230 (T-wing, ground floor)
Free services to help you manage your symptoms and side effects of treatment and cancer including those affecting your sexual health.

Canadian Cancer Society

Toll-free: 1.888.939.3333
Free services that includes peer support, support groups, online communities, a cancer information telephone line, and the Wheels of Hope Transportation Service.

Cancer Chat Canada

Professionally-led online support groups for people affected by Cancer.

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Fertility Preservation for Men

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can affect various parts of the body including the throat, anus and genitals. Some types of HPV infections can lead to cancer.

While this information may be useful, it is intended for educational purposes only. Please continue to ask your health care team if you have questions or concerns. For any other inquiries, please contact us at



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