TITLE

Challenges in the Gynecologic Care of Premenopausal Women With Breast Cancer

AUTHOR(S)
BAKKUM-GAMEZ, JAMIE N.; LAUGHLIN, SHANNON K.; JENSEN, JANI R.; AKOGYERAM, CLEMENT O.; PRUTHI, SANDHYA
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2011, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Premenopausal women with a new diagnosis of breast cancer are faced with many chalienges. Providing health care for issues such as gynecoiogic comorbiditles, reproductive health concerns, and vasomotor symptom control can be complicated because of the risks of hormone treatments and the adverse effects of adjuvant therapies. It is paramount that health care professionals under. stand and be knowledgeable about hormonal and nonhormonal treatments and their pharmacological parameters so they can offer appropriate care to women who have breast cancer; with the goal of improving quality of life. Articles for this review were identified by searching the PubMed database with no date limitations. The following search terms were used: abnormal uterine bleeding, physiologic sex steroids, endometrial ablation, hysteroscopic ster. ilization, fertility preservation in endometrial cancer, tranexamic acid and breast cancer, menorrhagia treatment and breast cancer, abnormal uterine bleeding and premenopausai breast cancer, ievonorgestrei IUD and breast cancer, tamoxifen and gynecoiogic abnormalities, tamoxifen metabolism, hormones and breast cancer risk, contraception and breast cancer, pregnancy and breast cancer, and breast cancer and infertility treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011;86(3):229-240
ACCESSION #
60010652

 

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