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menopause after chemo for breast cancer
I am 47, I had my last period June 08- started chemo in june for breast cancer and have not had a period since, is it safe to think I am not ovulating?
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Dear beth7658645:  In general, menopause is defined as a full year without a menstrual period.  It is not uncommon for women who are close to their natural menopause to become menopausal as a result of chemotherapy.  Nevertheless, we recommend that you consult with your gynecologist or oncologist who may measure your hormone levels to confirm your status.
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