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King Edward Memorial Hospital

Menopause Symptoms after Cancer Clinic

The Menopausal Symptoms after Cancer clinic was established in 2003 to care for women with a history of cancer and menopausal symptoms. The clinic provides evidence-based advice and support for women provided by a team of specialists.

Contact and Referral Information

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Contact and Referral Information

Location Centenary Clinic
The Margaret Smith Menopause Unit
Menopause Service
King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco
WA 6008
Phone (08) 6458 1355
Fax (08) 6458 1095
Hours Wednesday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Women wishing to be referred to this clinic need to ask their GP or Specialist Breast Nurse for a referral. This can be posted or faxed to the clinic. On receiving the referral an appointment will be posted to the patient’s home address. If you have any difficulty in obtaining a referral please contact the MSAC Clinical Support Nurse using the contact details below.

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MSAC Clinical Support Nurse

The MSAC Clinical Support Nurse is available on Mondays and Wednesdays for information and advice. All new patients are seen by the support nurse to offer support and information as required.

Phone (08) 6458 2222, page number 3358,
answer machine (08) 6458 1357
Fax (08) 6458 1095
Hours Monday and Wednesday
8.30am – 4.00pm

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Multidisciplinary Care

Patients attending the MSAC clinic are seen by a specialist consultant and nurse. Their case can also be discussed at the monthly multidisciplinary meeting. The multidisciplinary team consists of:

  • gynaecologists
  • breast cancer surgeons
  • specialist breast nurse
  • medical oncologists
  • endocrinologist (specialising in bone disease)
  • general practitioner
  • clinical psychologists
  • gynaecological oncologist

The most appropriate treatment options for each patient are discussed with the team of experts.

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