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The article, “Management of Menopausal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients” authored by Andrew Kaunitz, MD, FACOG, NCMP and Deanna C. McCullough, MD, FACOG, has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM
Andrew Kaunitz, MD, FACOG, NCMP, University of Florida Term Professor and Associate Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville, Medical Director and Director of Menopause and Gynecologic Ultrasound Services, UF Women’s Health Specialists-Emerson. Deanna C. McCullough, MD, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Residency Program Director, University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville.
1. List three nonhormonal treatment options for bothersome vasomotor symptoms.
2. Describe the results of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Hormone Therapy randomized clinical trial regarding the effect of both combined hormone therapy (HT) and estrogen-alone HT on the subsequent development of breast cancer, coronary heart disease, stroke, venous thromboembolic events, colon cancer, and fracture risk.
3. For a patient with a personal history of breast cancer, describe four treatment options for the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).
Date of Release: Nov. 1, 2018
Date Credit Expires: Nov. 1, 2020
CME Credit Eligibility:
A minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved. Only one re-take opportunity will be granted.
Andrew Kaunitz, MD, FACOG, NCMP reports grant/research support from Allergan, Endoceutics, and Therapeutics, MD. He is a consultant for Shionogi, Sebela, Rayen, and AMAG. Dr. Kaunitz also receives royalties from UpToDate. Deanna C. McCullough, MD, FACOG reports that she receives a stipend for her participation as co-editor of weekly online quizzes published in OBG Management.
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