When we talk about kidney cancer, we don’t always talk about how treatment for it creates challenges around sexual health. The thing is, many physicians aren’t trained to address the sexual side effects and may feel awkward discussing the sensitive subject with their patients, says Sharon Bober, Ph.D., a psychologist and director of Dana Farber’s Sexual Health Program in Boston. “Within the world of kidney cancer, this isn’t something that gets talked about a lot,” Dr. Bober says. But it’s important to be proactive so you can reclaim your sex life after kidney cancer. From foreplay to frequency, here are 11 things to know.