Menopause Symptoms After Cancer (MSAC) Clinic
The Women's (The Royal Women's Hospital)
The Menopause Symptoms after Cancer Clinic at the Women's treats the impact of menopausal symptoms and quality of life in female cancer survivors. It is the only clinic in Victoria where menopause, mental health and cancer co-exist. The clinic offers advice on medical therapies to alleviate menopausal symptoms; lifestyle factors such as exercise and nutrition; sexual counselling; fertility after cancer treatment; cardiovascular health; and bone health. It has a specialist team of gynaecologists, endocrinologists, psychiatrist, psychologist, sexual counsellors and specialist nurses that provide a multidisciplinary approach to care, which is safe and effective for women from across Victoria. The clinic also works closely with the Familial Cancer Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), Bone Marrow Transplant Services (RMH), Specialist Fertility and Reproductive Services at the Women's, the Women's Centre for Mental Health and the Breast Service (the Women's and RMH).