Cancer and the menopause: ten ways nurses can help their patients
Erin Dean Health writer
How nurses can support women experiencing cancer and the menopause
1. Know who is most likely to be affected by cancer and the menopause
Menopause is when a woman stops having periods as she reaches the end of her natural reproductive life. Oestrogen depletion associated with menopause causes irregular periods and has many other effects on the body.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 6, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.6.8.s7