Hot flashes and their management in breast cancer.

@article{Carpenter2000HotFA,
  title={Hot flashes and their management in breast cancer.},
  author={Janet S Carpenter},
  journal={Seminars in oncology nursing},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={214-25}
}
OBJECTIVES To review literature relevant to defining and managing hot flashes in women with breast cancer. DATA SOURCES Published literature on hot flashes in women with breast cancer and in healthy women. CONCLUSIONS The etiology of hot flashes is influenced by several breast cancer treatment-related factors. Hot flashes are a prevalent, severe problem that can negatively impact quality of life. Certain women are at higher risk for hot flashes following breast cancer treatment. Little… CONTINUE READING