Beyond Cancer - Living with induced menopause
Having cancer is stressful; the consequences after treatments are finished can be equally difficult to manage.
Medication side effects,menopausal symptoms, anxiety about long term health, sexual difficulty, emotional lability - all contribute to women feeling under supported however good their cancer care was.
Do you know when HRT can be used in your patient group?
Do you prepare women prior to BRCA testing or risk reducing surgery about the impact of early menopause?
Can you discuss the evidence for alternative treatments to manage symptoms?
What is a woman's experience of induced menopause?
Are you up to date on vaginal treatments - SERMS, lasers, DHEA, as well as oestrogen ?
Do you shy away from the sex issues which might effect women after induced menopause?
This day has run successfully in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham
09.30 Welcome & Introduction
09.40 Impact of Early Menopause after Cancer
10.20 Beyond BRCA: Preparing Women for Menopause
1130 Managing menopausal symptoms after breast cancer
12.15 HRT after Gynaecological Cancer
14.00 Let's Talk about Sex & Early Menopause
1445 Vaginals - oestrogens, lubes, lasers and other options
1530 The Way Ahead
1600 Close of day