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Teleconference Helps You Manage Treatment-Related Menopausal Symptoms

Learn how to cope with common side effects like hot flashes, night sweats, sexual concerns and mood changes

March 3, 2010

Written By Courtney Campbell

Download a podcast and PowerPoint presentation of the March teleconference.

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

Our speaker gives a brief presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period. To listen, you need only a computer with the latest version of Real Network Player or Windows Media Player.