Handling Scars from a Mastectomy

Handling Scars from a Mastectomy

Posted On: March 1, 2020

I am thinking about why some women embrace their scars from a mastectomy (removal of the whole breast) and others hate theirs. For those who hate their scars – It is a reminder of cancer, surgery, the fragility of life; the loss of what was and what was there. It may all come together for […]

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Infographic: Overcoming Breast Cancer

Infographic: Overcoming Breast Cancer

Posted On: September 30, 2018

I came across this useful infographic created by Breast Cancer Foundation Singapore and hope you find it useful.   Source: Annual Report – Breast Cancer Foundation (2018). Retrieved from https://www.bcf.org.sg/about/annual-report/ (26 August 2018) About Dr. Martha Tara Lee Surrounded by friends who were sexually inhibited and struck by dire lack of positive conversations around sex […]

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Spoke Sex & Prostate Cancer @ TTSH

Spoke Sex & Prostate Cancer @ TTSH

Posted On: June 13, 2018

I gave a talk on Sex and Intimacy after Prostate Cancer Treatment to a support group (20 men were present) under Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Mon 11 January 2018. Please find the slides below. You can find ALL of my other slides on Slideshare here. About Dr. Martha Tara Lee Surrounded by friends who […]

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Spoke @ Singapore Cancer Society

Spoke @ Singapore Cancer Society

Posted On: January 20, 2018

I gave a talk on Sex and Intimacy after Prostate Cancer Treatment to a support group under Singapore Cancer Society on Sat 13 January 2018. My presentation slides are here. You can find ALL of my other slides on Slideshare here.   About Dr. Martha Tara Lee Surrounded by friends who were sexually inhibited and […]

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My Articles on ElephantJournal – At A Glance

My Articles on ElephantJournal – At A Glance

Posted On: August 30, 2016

A list of all my articles for ElephantJournal Sep 2017 – 7 Sexperts Define the Link Between Sex & Creativity. Sep 2017 – 10 Signs that Woman you adore is your Soul Sister. Sep 2017 – 7 Ways to Nurture our Femininity. Sep 2017 – 3 Sexperts on When they First Learned Making Love was Spiritual. Sep 2017 – 7 […]

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A Different Message: “C” is for Cancer

A Different Message: “C” is for Cancer

Posted On: August 23, 2016

This one has nothing to do with sex. Whenever I talk about my mom’s cancer, I end up getting unsolicited stories and advice from people. It used to baffle me how some people could be so insensitive until I thought about turning that frustration into something that could actually do some good. And this is […]

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Spoke @ Thriving thr Breast Cancer

Spoke @ Thriving thr Breast Cancer

Posted On: August 15, 2016

I am honored to have been one of five speakers at “Thriving thr Breast Cancer” organised by Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) in Kuala Lumpur on Sat 13 August 2016. I spoke about “Maintaining a Healthy Psychosocial & Psychosexual Lifestyle”.  Giving my presentation Panel discussion (from left): President Ranjit Kaur; Dr Paul Jambunathan; Dr. […]

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Infographic: When A Smoker Quits

Infographic: When A Smoker Quits

Posted On: July 11, 2016

As a sexologist, I won’t be doing you justice if I didn’t mention the effects of smoking on your sexual health. Because smoking can cause vascular disease and inhibit circulation, this means proper circulation to all areas of the body, including the genitals, would be affected. And… blood circulation is important to: Achieve and maintain […]

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Bare For Hope – Dr Martha Tara Lee

Bare For Hope – Dr Martha Tara Lee

Posted On: April 28, 2016

04 Bare For Hope Dr Martha Tara Lee Clinical Sexologist Dr. Martha Tara Lee talks about how her mom’s breast cancer affected her in Bare for Hope organised by Her World Singapore, and Breast Cancer Foundation. This was originally published in Oct 2015.

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Cancer Affects Us All

Cancer Affects Us All

Posted On: October 19, 2015

It’s October and it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I was interviewed for a campaign “Bare for Hope” initiated by Her World and Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations a few months ago. I spoke about how it was like having a mom with breast cancer. I received the link to the video interview the same day […]

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Author Interview with Theresa Tan

Author Interview with Theresa Tan

Posted On: April 21, 2015

I love books so much so I decided to document the books I read in 2013 and 2014. This is the list for 2015 so far. You may also wish to check out 10 books that changed my life here. I’ve decided to feature authors based in Singapore – to share of their good work. […]

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My Reflections on the First Day of 2015

My Reflections on the First Day of 2015

Posted On: January 1, 2015

Today is the first day of 2015. I came across a series of reflection questions shared by my friend Shirley Taylor, after she watched a blog video. I found myself being stumped, and decided to delve deeper. These are my answers: 1. What’s your most joyful moment from 2014? Many of my happiest moments in […]

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