Drug May Prevent Chemo-Linked Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients
But, experts say treatment may not preserve fertility, has drawbacks
By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Giving the ovaries a rest when young women with breast cancer are undergoing chemotherapy may help prevent early menopause and preserve fertility.
What I have to say: One of the unintended consequences of Vasculitis treatment is chemo-induced menopause, which can happen to all ages of women. I went into menopause in the first year of my treatment. This problem is a concern to any woman who wants to preserve her fertility.