Stay informed about menopausal symptoms by listening to a podcast of our March teleconference, Hot and Bothered: Managing Treatment-Related Menopausal Symptoms.
Prominent psychiatric oncologist Diane Thompson, MD, of The Queen’s Medical Center, describes some common menopausal symptoms that are related to breast cancer treatment. She suggests ways to manage each of these symptoms. Side effects that are discussed include hot flashes, vaginal dryness, insomnia and mood swings. Dr. Thompson also explains how your healthcare team can help ease these symptoms to maximize your quality of life.
About Our Speaker
Dr. Thompson is the director of the cancer center program at Queen’s Medical Center (QMC), the medical director for the QMC Women’s Health Center, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and a clinical associate professor of geriatrics at the University of Hawaii. She is a menopause practitioner and a member of the North American Menopause Society. She is especially interested in the relationship between the mind and physical fitness. Dr. Thompson also is a certified hypnotherapist.
About the Program