The prevalence of menopausal symptoms in patients treated for breast cancer.

@article{Canney1994ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of menopausal symptoms in patients treated for breast cancer.},
  author={Peter A Canney and Matthew Quintin Fielding Hatton},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={1994},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={297-9}
}
A survey has been performed to discover the prevalence of menopausal symptoms in 108 patients successfully treated for breast cancer. Patients were assessed by them answering a custom designed questionnaire, and the use of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) scale and the Greene Climacteric Scale. During the first year after treatment 70% of women suffered such symptoms; overall 60% of women surveyed were affected. Adjuvant hormonal treatment was the largest contributing factor in the… CONTINUE READING