Nurs Stud Pract Int | Volume 2, Issue 2 | Review Article | Open Access

Sexual Dysfunction among Female Patients with Breast Cancer in Middle East: A Narrative Review

Mohamed Abdallah Mohamed1* and Leena Saifeldin Ali Taha2

1Department of Psychiatry, Letterkenny University Hospital, Ireland
2Department of Psychiatry, Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan

*Correspondance to: Mohamed Abdallah Mohamed 

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Objective: To review studies published concerning Sexual dysfunction among female patients with breast cancer. Methods: Electronic databases SCIENCE DIRECT, PUBMED, CINHAL, EBSCO, SCOPUS, and UPTODATE have been searched to identify relevant studies, 4 studies selected after appraisal. Results: Sexual dysfunction among female patients with breast cancer is common and it is not well recognized, the medical staff at breast cancer clinics need to be trained regarding sexual dysfunctional issues.


Sexual dysfunction; Breast cancer; Female patients


Mohamed MA, Ali Taha LS. Sexual Dysfunction among Female Patients with Breast Cancer in Middle East: A Narrative Review. Nurs Stud Pract Int. 2019; 2(2): 1011..

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