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Posted by Geoff Beaty on 13 October 2021
The incidence of temporary or early menopause after chemotherapy or radiotherapy varies according to the age of the person, pubertal status, her existing ovarian reserve, type of chemotherapy, radiotherapy field and the cumulative dose of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The risk of menopause increases with age, most likely because older women have decreased ovarian reserve compared to younger women. Chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy is associated with an increased risk compared to chemo...
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