In today’s episode, I am joined by Helen Munro and we speak about fertility. Helen is the most wonderful woman, we share a tear and laughter together and I am feeling very humble and grateful that Helen has offered to share her experience with me and all of you.
We discuss her cancer diagnosis, treatment, what was discussed by her health care providers and how she was feeling at different stages of the years to follow.
We also speak about what happened on the day when she had a full hysterectomy and her sister-in-law gave birth to a baby.
Here are the highlights:
(07:36) When Helen received her cancer diagnosis
(18:58) Did any of Helen’s consultants discuss egg-saving treatment?
(21:50) The emotional difficulties when friends were having their babies
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The Menopause and Cancer Podcast is hosted by Dani Binnington, menopause guide, patients advocate for people in menopause after a cancer diagnosis, and founder of the online platform Healthy Whole Me.
There is lots of information out there about the menopause but hardly any if you have had a cancer diagnosis as well. Many people say to me they have no idea what their options are, who to ask for help, and that they feel really isolated in their experiences.
I started this podcast because there was nothing out there when I was thrown into surgical menopause at the age of 39, which followed on from my cancer diagnosis aged 33.
Through the episodes, I want to create more awareness, share information from our fabulous guest experts, doctors and other specialists in the cancer and menopause field.
And of course, I will share stories from the people in our community.
So that together we can work towards a better menopause experience. For all of us.