Menopause - It's more than a hot flush! Webcast on 6 December 2023

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edited November 10 in General discussion

BCNA will be hosting a webcast, Ask the Expert: Menopause – It’s more than a hot flush! on Wednesday 6 December 2023. You will have the opportunity to post questions during the live event. 

Many people experience changes to their sexual wellbeing associated with breast cancer treatment that can be caused by menopause or menopause-like symptoms. These can include vaginal dryness or discomfort, loss of libido (sex drive), changes to self-esteem and fatigue. Topics like these can often be difficult to discuss with your partner or health professional and it can be reassuring to know you are not alone. 

During this webcast, you will hear from Dr Tonia Mezzini, Sexual Health Physician based in Adelaide. Dr Mezzini is a leader in this area, with her level of expertise, she provides best practice and compassionate medical care. She presents in an open, informative and engaging way about sexual health and wellbeing.

The webcast will be facilitated by BCNA Consumer Representative, Naveena Nekkalapudi. Following her diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer and the subsequent treatment, Naveena decided to re-evaluate her life and focus on matters that are important to her. She describes it as changing from being career ambitious to being life ambitious. Naveena is a consumer representative of BCNA, Cancer Council Victoria, Breast Cancer Trials, VCCC, and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research to name a few. 

This webcast will help to provide you with strategies to manage menopausal symptoms and discuss the support available to assist you with your sexual and emotional wellbeing. 

                                               Register for the webcast here

Event Details 

Date: Wednesday 6 December 

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm AEDT 

Where: Online 

Your Local Time: 

WA: 4:00pm|  NT: 5:30pm| QLD: 6:00pm|  SA: 6:30pm|  ACT, TAS, NSW, VIC: 7:00pm   

If you have any questions, please post below or email [email protected]

Look forward to having you join us.