Managing Menopausal Problems

  • Melody A. Cobleigh
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 103)

Abstract

Breast cancer survivors often seek advice about menopausal problems from their oncologists. In addition, oncologists interact with colleagues about their patients’ menopausal issues. For these reasons, it is important that oncologists be knowledgeable about the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on overall health. And the need for up-to-the-minute information is intensified by the plethora of new drugs, the greater frequency with which pharmaceutical companies market directly to the public, and the increasing interest of patients in alternative therapies.

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  • Melody A. Cobleigh
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  1. 1.Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke’s Medical CenterUSA

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