Menopause

Metformin May Reduce Cancer Mortality Risk for Women

Metformin May Reduce Cancer Mortality Risk for Women

Older women with diabetes and cancer taking metformin saw an increase in survival.

Survival Improved for Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Through Dose-Dense Chemo

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Dose-dense adjuvant chemotherapy (every 2 weeks) offers improved survival without increasing the risk of treatment-induced early menopause compared with the standard interval (every 3 weeks) chemotherapy for premenopausal women with breast cancer.

Triptorelin Preserves Ovarian Function in Patients with Breast Cancer

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Concurrent administration of triptorelin and chemotherapy was associated with higher long-term probability of ovarian function compared with chemotherapy alone among premenopausal women with either HR-positive or HR-negative breast cancer.

Oral bisphosphonate associated with decreased endometrial cancer risk

Oral bisphosphonate associated with decreased endometrial cancer risk

A reduction in endometrial cancer risk with oral bisphosphonate use in large cohort of postmenopausal women has been observed.

Menopause worse in cancer survivors

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Women who survive cancer have more frequent, severe, and troubling hot flashes than women with menopausal symptoms, according to a recent study.

Taller postmenopausal women at greater cancer risk

Taller postmenopausal women at greater cancer risk

Greater height was linked with increased risk of all cancers and specific cancers at numerous sites,for postmenopausal women, per a recent study.

Weight Gain Linked to Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer

Weight Gain Linked to Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer

Early-stage breast cancer survivors may be able to relieve hot flashes by maintaining their weight.

Educational program focuses on therapy-induced menopause

Implementing an educational program for nurses designed specifically to address therapy-induced menopause in premenopausal women undergoing a blood or marrow transplant (BMT) would help improve patient outcomes, especially since few opportunities exist for in-depth conversations about this topic. That is the goal of a project presented at the Oncology Nursing Society 36th Annual Congress.

Breast Cancer Patients Should Limit Alcohol Consumption to Lower Recurrence

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Alcohol consumption is associated with increased risk of breast cancer recurrence, especially in women who are postmenopausal or overweight, according to a study presented at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

GP fact file on postmenopausal breast cancer

The GP Fact File on Postmenopausal Breast Cancer provides up-to-date information for GPs on the diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal breast cancer.

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