Vulvo-vaginal atrophy after Breast Cancer, Gynaecology

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Cancer treatment may result in loss of ovarian function through surgical removal of the ovaries, chemotherapy, or radiation. While menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, sleep disturbance, memory concerns, and mood issues can be extremely bothersome to some women going through menopause naturally, women who undergo an induced menopause usually experience more sudden and severe symptoms.

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