Treatment for menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

For some women, menopausal symptoms can be severe and can have a significant impact on their lifestyle.

A woman’s decision about whether to use a treatment for menopausal symptoms will depend on the severity of her symptoms and the potential effect of treatment on the risk of breast cancer coming back.Relatively few studies have looked at how menopausal symptoms can be treated safely after breast cancer.

This section provides an overview of the common medical treatments used in managing menopausal symptoms, and discusses what is known about their use in women after breast cancer.

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