Severe menopausal symptoms are widespread among survivors of breast cancer treatment regardless of time since diagnosis.

@article{Mortimer2013SevereMS,
  title={Severe menopausal symptoms are widespread among survivors of breast cancer treatment regardless of time since diagnosis.},
  author={Joanne Mortimer and Carolyn E. Behrendt},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={1130-4}
}
BACKGROUND The intensity and persistence of treatment-related symptoms among breast cancer survivors is incompletely understood. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to estimate prevalence of severe symptoms well after initial treatment for breast cancer, to test whether symptom intensity diminishes with time or varies by treatment received. DESIGN, SETTING, SUBJECTS This was a cross-sectional survey of female survivors of stage I-III invasive breast cancer, seen for routine follow-up a… CONTINUE READING

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