The Summer Heat Is Up and Breast Cancer Survivors Have the Most Hot Flashes of All
It may be that some of the therapies like SERMS and AIs make women have more HF. It may be that women with breast cancer are taken off their hormones, or as a group loose their ovaries sooner. All these reasons may contribute, but it has become a known fact that women post breast cancer treatment tend to have worse HF. Recent study reported in Menopause looked specficially women given tamoxifen vs those not and the various HF therapies.