Sexuality and Cancer

Androgen and Estrogen or Progesterone Topical Creams for Vaginal Dryness After Breast Cancer Treatment

Sequellae of treatment for breast cancer can affect the quality of life for many years after treatment. Breast cancer patients often suffer menopausal symptoms, which include vaginal dryness. This distressing symptom is often treated with topical estrogen or progesterone creams; however, there remains a concern about absorption of estrogen into the body and its effect on breast cancer. Many patients are already on tamoxifen. In a group that is treated

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