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Christian J. Nelson, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
"Helping Men Utilize Sexual Rehabilitation Following Prostate Cancer Surgery"
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Working with members of the symptom management, neurocognitive, and psychotherapy laboratories, Dr. Nelson has focused his research on cancer’s impact on quality of life in prostate and geriatric cancer patients, and on developing new psychotherapy approaches for these groups. Some specific studies he has conducted include the impact of sexual dysfunction following cancer treatment; the cognitive effects of hormonal therapy on prostate cancer patients; distress in African-American men with prostate cancer; and developing assessment measures and psychotherapy specific to geriatric patients.
Dr. Nelson is a member of many scientific and medical societies including Sexual Medicine Society of North American, Psycho-Oncology Association, and American Psychological Association. In addition, he is on the editorial board of and serves as statistical consultant for the Journal of Sexual Medicine and is a reviewer for various journals including the Journal of Urology and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. At Memorial Sloan Kettering, Dr. Nelson is a member of its Data Safety and Monitoring Committee.