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BMS, IMS, EMAS, RCOG and AMS Joint Statement on menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and breast cancer risk

In response to EMA Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee recommendations in May 2020

August 2020

The British Menopause Society (BMS), International Menopause Society (IMS), European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Australasian Menopause Society (AMS)

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Global Consensus Position Statement on the Use of Testosterone Therapy for Women

2nd September 2019

Susan R. Davis, MBBS, PhD, Rodney Baber, B.Pharm, MBBS, FRANZCOG, Nicholas Panay, BSc, FRCOG, MFSRH, Johannes Bitzer, MD, Sonia Cerdas Perez, MD, Rakibul M. Islam, MPH, PhD, AndrewM. Kaunitz,MD, Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD, Irene Lambrinoudaki, MD, PhD, James Liu, MD, Sharon J. Parish,MD, JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, Janice Rymer, MBBS, James A. Simon, MD, Linda Vignozzi,MD and Margaret E. Wierman, MD

Climacteric: https://doi.org./10.1080/13697137.2019.1637079

This Position Statement has been endorsed by the International Menopause Society, The Endocrine Society, The European Menopause and Andropause Society, The International Society for Sexual Medicine, The International Society for the Study of Womens Sexual Health, The North American Menopause Society, The Federacion Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Climaterio y Menopausia, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, The International Society of Endocrinology, The Endocrine Society of Australia, and The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.


Sexual well-being after menopause

World Menopause Day 2018
October 2018
J. A. Simon, S. R. Davis, S. E. Althof, P. Chedraui, A. H. Clayton, S. A. Kingsberg, R. E. Nappi, S. J. Parish & W. Wolfman
DOI: 10.1080/13697137.2018.1482647

English Version

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Abnormal uterine bleeding in perimenopause

World Menopause Day 2017
October 2017
S. R. Goldstein & M. A. Lumsden
DOI: 10.1080/13697137.2017.1358921

White Paper – English

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Cardiovascular risk assessment in women – an update

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

English Version

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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

English Version

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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

English Version

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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


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

English version

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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


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