Chapter 7. Fertility and Menopause

  1. Ruth Dunleavey

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch7

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Dunleavey, R. (2008) Fertility and Menopause, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematology/Medical Oncology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470061015

Online ISBN: 9780470988046

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Keywords:

  • fertility and menopause;
  • fertility and psychological effects;
  • surgical options;
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) options;
  • surrogacy;
  • cervical cancer and menopause;
  • primary radiotherapy for cervical cancer;
  • chemotherapy;
  • hormone therapy;
  • alternatives to hormone therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fertility

  • Psychological effects of infertility

  • Surgical options

  • Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) options

  • Surrogacy

  • Cervical cancer and menopause

  • Primary surgery

  • Primary radiotherapy for cervical cancer

  • Chemotherapy

  • Symptoms of menopause

  • Longer-term symptoms of menopause

  • Management of menopausal symptoms

  • Hormone therapy

  • Benefits of hormone therapy

  • The risks of hormone therapy

  • The main types of hormone therapy

  • Alternatives to hormone therapy

  • Conclusion

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Resources

  • References