Menopause: a problem for breast cancer patients

Fenlon, D. (1995) Menopause: a problem for breast cancer patients. European Journal of Cancer Care, 4, (4), 166-172. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2354.1995.tb00088.x).


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Many women who are treated for breast cancer will subsequently undergo the menopause, either as a result of cancer treatment or as a natural process. For this group of women hormone replacement therapy is currently not recommended and so women lose a major option to help control menopausal symptoms. The extent of this problem has not been widely researched and alternative methods of coping with menopause in this group have not been explored. This paper reviews the menopause in relation to these women and suggests avenues for future research.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1111/j.1365-2354.1995.tb00088.x
ISSNs: 0961-5423 (print)
1365-2354 (electronic)
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Keywords: breast cancer, menopause
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 154133
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
2 August 1995Published
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2010 15:27
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:25

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