Cancer and the menopause: ten ways nurses can help their patients
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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

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