Navigation Links
Non-drug treatments help alleviate symptoms of treatment-induced menopause in breast cancer patients
Date:3/22/2012

Vienna, Austria: Researchers from The Netherlands have found that the menopausal symptoms caused by giving chemotherapy or hormonal therapy to younger women with breast cancer can be ameliorated considerably through the use of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)[1] and physical exercise (PE). These interventions can be effective in dealing with such distressing symptoms as hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, weight gain, urinary incontinence and sexual problems, a researcher will tell the 8th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-8) today (Thursday).

The researchers studied 422 breast cancer patients with an average age of 48 years recruited from 14 hospitals from the Amsterdam and Rotterdam regions of the Netherlands. They were randomly assigned to four groups CBT alone, PE alone, CBT and PE combined and a control group. Compared with the control group, all those patients who received one or both interventions showed an overall decrease in the levels of menopausal symptoms, in addition to reporting an increase in sexuality and an improvement in physical functioning. These positive effects were still apparent after six months.

"To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate the efficacy of these two interventions specifically in women who have experienced acute, treatment-induced menopause," Dr. Marc van Beurden from The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, will say. "This is a very important issue for the quality of life of younger breast cancer patients. Unlike healthy women starting the menopause, they are unable to take hormone replacement therapy to alleviate their symptoms. There are other drugs available, but they are only moderately effective and have troublesome side-effects."

The CBT programme consisted of six weekly group sessions of 90 minutes each, including relaxation exercises. The primary focus of the CBT was on hot flushes and night sweats, but other symptoms were also addres
'/>"/>

Contact: Mary Rice
mary.rice@riceconseil.eu
ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New Alzheimers Prevention Efforts, and Non-Drug Treatments, Featured at 25th Conference of Alzheimers Disease International
2. Non-drug techniques reduce pain in hospitalized patients
3. Tourette Syndrome: non-drug therapy to reduce tics
4. Neuroimaging study may pave way for effective Alzheimers treatments
5. Charging less for more effective treatments could reduce health care costs while improving health
6. NIH grants to Childrens Hospital will advance novel stem cell treatments for blood disorders
7. Roseville Radiation Oncology Center (ROC) Redefines Efficiency With Elekta VMAT Radiotherapy Treatments
8. Two Sepsis Treatments Look Equally Effective
9. Heart Stem Cells Move Closer to Human Treatments
10. New Ankle Arthritis Treatments Help Boomers Stay Active
11. Larynx preservation treatments result in low instance of severe voice disability, nutritional dysfunction
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 20, 2014 Top10BestSEOHosting.com has ... JustHost are the recommended suppliers for the webmasters ... hosting products. , According to the senior spokesman ... the most affordable hosting products on the market ... offer a variety of online deals when service ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 19, 2014 “ Inbox Blueprint ... course designed to provide users with the tools necessary ... marketing techniques and strategies. The course which was ... of excitement throughout the internet marketing world. The commotion ... HonestyFirstReviews.com's Tiffany Hendricks prompting an updated review of the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 19, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue ... Morgan Hoffmann are once again teaming up during The ... cause through a Walking Challenge, and Horizon BCBSNJ will be ... a course challenge of their own. , Horizon BCBSNJ, the ... is making a $5,000 donation to the New Jersey Golf ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Lupus and other rheumatic diseases ... seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for ... rheumatic diseases can also cause these types of ... Center in Maywood, Ill. Rheumatic disorders include ... soft tissues, such as lupus, systemic vasculitis and ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 Grande Naturals, LLC is ... of the 2014 Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers & Distributors ... place position in “Product Innovation; Product Color Cosmetic” ... also includes a lash enhancement serum, GrandeLINER™. ... technology. , This all-new eyeliner is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fatcow Awarded As One of the Best Web Hosting Suppliers at Top10bestseohosting.com 2Health News:Anik Singal’s “Inbox Blueprint” Review Released By HonestyFirstReviews.com 2Health News:Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Pairs up with PGA TOUR Pro Morgan Hoffmann for Walking Challenge During The Barclays for Charity and to Promote Good Health 2Health News:Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Pairs up with PGA TOUR Pro Morgan Hoffmann for Walking Challenge During The Barclays for Charity and to Promote Good Health 3Health News:Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Pairs up with PGA TOUR Pro Morgan Hoffmann for Walking Challenge During The Barclays for Charity and to Promote Good Health 4Health News:Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report 2Health News:GrandeLINER™ Wins Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers & Distributors Award 2Health News:GrandeLINER™ Wins Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers & Distributors Award 3
... today that it has dosed its first patient in ... ALT-2074, its lead glutathione peroxidase mimetic, in diabetic ... at high risk for cardiovascular complications. , ... ability to lower inflammatory cardiovascular biomarkers in patients with ...
... (JCVI) today announced the results of work on genome ... bacteria into another type dictated by the transplanted chromosome. ... journal Science, by JCVI's Carole Lartigue, Ph.D. and colleagues, ... bacterial species, Mycoplasma capricolum into another, Mycoplasma mycoides Large ...
... Businesses that offer customers shisha water pipes to smoke tobacco ... smoking ban that comes into force in England on Sunday. ... the water pipes are variously called, dozens of restaurants will ... see their sole activity disappear. ,"It's a disaster, ...
... name, one might rhetorically ask. But Malaccan state authorities have ... after their region. And now the virus will carry some ... announced last week they discovered a new virus likely carried ... called it the Melaka Virus, using the name of the ...
... with most other developing countries, plastic bags have become a terrible ... to be spiraling out of control, the government has announced a ... Uganda they are called buveera , and they are everywhere. ... organized dump like the one at Chitezi in Ugandan capital Kampala. ...
... found that nonsmoking restaurant and bar employees absorb a ... in places where they had to breathe tobacco smoke ... in the body only as a result of using ... the Multnomah County Health Department and Oregon Department of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alteon Initiates Phase 2 Trial of ALT-2074 in Diabetes and Haptoglobin 2-2 2Health News:First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another 2Health News:Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England 2Health News:Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England 3Health News:Mealaka Virus Will Have a New Name 2Health News:Uganda Bans Plastic Bags, Still a Tough Battle Lies Ahead 2Health News:Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately 2Health News:Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately 3
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. This report analyzes the ... following three major Application Areas: General/Abdominal Surgery, Pelvic/Gynecological Surgery, and ... analytics for the US, Canada , ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014 ,Weight Loss- Market ... 2014, report provides comprehensive insights about phase III pipeline ... objective of the report is to establish the understanding ... drugs across the different countries and regions. While the ... report also provides details on the drug master filings ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... Elbit Imaging Ltd. ("EI" or ... today that Elbit Medical Technologies Ltd. ("Elbit Medical") (TASE: ... holds approximately 86% of the voting power, announced that ... Elbit Medical holds approximately 30.8% of the voting power ... shareholders (including Elbit Medical), signed Option and Investment Agreements ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Anti-Adhesion Products - Strategic Business Report 2014 2Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 2Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 3Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturers and Phase III Pipeline Assessment, 2014 4Elbit Imaging Announces Gamida Cell Signs Option and Investment Agreements with Major Pharmaceutical Company 2Elbit Imaging Announces Gamida Cell Signs Option and Investment Agreements with Major Pharmaceutical Company 3
... to the FDA, LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November ... development specialist that,focuses on serious medical conditions ... its Canadian affiliate, filed its Complete,Response to ... States (U.S.),Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ...
... ANTIPOLIS, France, November 4 NicOx,S.A. (Euronext Paris: ... patient Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) trial (the ... of escalating,doses of naproxcinod and naproxen in osteoarthritis ... was the mean 24-hour,ambulatory systolic blood pressure (SBP) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sanvar(R) (Debio 8609) for Esophageal Variceal Bleeding 2Sanvar(R) (Debio 8609) for Esophageal Variceal Bleeding 3NicOx Announces Favorable Blood Pressure Data for Naproxcinod in a Large ABPM Study 2NicOx Announces Favorable Blood Pressure Data for Naproxcinod in a Large ABPM Study 3NicOx Announces Favorable Blood Pressure Data for Naproxcinod in a Large ABPM Study 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: