Early menopause and cancer

Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation

This Counterpart information session was recorded 16 November 2020. Treatment for cancer can lead to menopause happening earlier in a woman’s life than would normally be expected. Early menopause may be associated with a complex mix of physical, emotional, psychological and social changes and challenges. An expert panel of speakers present on and discuss this topic. This session is presented in partnership with Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation. Visit the Early Menopause: Women’s Experiences digital resource at healthtalkaustralia.org. On this site you can read watch and listen to stories of 30 young women, including some who have experienced early menopause after medical treatment for cancer.

Last Updated: 9 November, 2021 11:00 am