Cancer treatment - early menopause

Premature menopause; Ovarian insufficiency - cancer

Certain types of cancer treatments can cause women to have early menopause. This is menopause that occurs before age 40. It happens when your ovaries stop working and you no longer have periods and cannot get pregnant.

Early menopause can cause symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. Your health care provider can help you find treatments for these symptoms.

Treatments That can Cause Early Menopause

Effects of Early Menopause

How to Ease Symptoms

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