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Position Papers and Consensus Statements

Cardiovascular risk assessment in women - an update


October 2016
Peter Collins, Carolyn M. Webb, Tobie De Villiers, John Stevenson, Nicholas Panay, Rod Baber
Climacteric, 19:4, 329-336,


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Revised Global Consensus Statement on Menopausal Hormone Therapy


June 2016
T. J. de Villiers, J. E. Hall, J. V. Pinkerton, S. Cerdas Pérez, M. Rees, C. Yang & D. D. Pierroz
Climacteric DOI:10.1080/13697137.2016.1196047
English Version


What comes to mind - menopause and the aging brain

World Menopause Day 2015
October 2015
P. Lehert, P. Villaseca, E. Hogervorst, P. M. Maki and V. W. Henderson
Climacteric 2015;18:678–89


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Prevention of Diseases after Menopause

World Menopause Day 2014
October 2014
R. A. Lobo, S. R. Davis, T. J. De Villiers, A. Gompel, V. W. Henderson, H. N. Hodis, M. A. Lumsden, W. J. Mack, S. Shapiro and R. J. Baber
Climacteric 2014;17:540–56


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Oncology in midlife and beyond

World Menopause Day 2013
October 2013
A. Gompel, R. J. Baber, T. J. de Villiers, K-E. Huang, R. J. Santen, D. Shah, P. Villaseca and S. Shapiro
English version

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Global Consensus Statement on Menopausal Hormone Therapy


March 2013
Edited by T. J. de Villiers, M. L. S. Gas, C. J. Haines, J. E. Hall, R. A. Lobo, D. D. Pierroz and M. Rees
Climacteric 2013;16:203–204
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Understanding weight gain at menopause

World Menopause Day 2012
July 2012
Writing Group of the International Menopause Society for World Menopause Day 2012
Climacteric 2012;15:419–29

For other language versions, please see the full resources for World Menopause Day 2012.

Menopausal hot flushes and night sweats: where are we now?

World Menopause Day 2011
July 2011
Archer DF, Sturdee DW, Baber R, et al. Menopausal hot flushes and night sweats: where are we now?
Climacteric 2011;14:515–28
English version

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Aging, menopause, cardiovascular disease and HRT

8th International Menopause Society Workshop
February 2009
Edited by D.W. Sturdee, P. Collins, A.R. Genazzani and T. Simoncini
Climacteric 2009;12:368–377
Consensus Statement


HRT in the early menopause: scientific evidence and common perceptions

Summary of the First IMS Global Summit on menopause-related issues – March 29–30, 2008
July 2008

Climacteric 2008;11:267–272
Powerpoint presentation

English pdf


Menopause and aging, quality of life and sexuality

6th International Menopause Society Expert Workshop
July 2006
Edited by A.R. Genazzani, M. Gambacciani and T. Simoncini
Climacteric 2005;8:99–109
Position Paper


Postmenopausal osteoporosis: therapeutic options

5th International Menopause Society Expert Workshop November 2004
November 2004
Edited by A.R. Genazzani, M. Gambacciani, H.P.G. Schneider and C. Christiansen
Climacteric 2005;8:99–109
Position Paper


Hormone replacement therapy in climacteric and aging brain

3rd International Menopause Society Expert Workshop March 2003
July 2003
Edited by A.R. Genazzani, M. Gambacciani, T. Simoncini and H.P.G. Schneider
Climacteric 2003;6:188–203
Position Paper


Hormone replacement therapy and cancer

2nd International Menopause Society Expert Workshop
July 2001
Edited by A.R. Genazzani, A. Gadducci, M. Gambacciani
Climacteric 2001;4:181–93
Position Paper


Cardiovascular disease and hormone replacement therapy

1st International Menopause Society Expert Workshop
October 2000
Edited by A.R. Genazzani, M. Gambacciani
Climacteric 2000;3:233–40
Position Paper