Last updated on February 2018

Breast Cancer Sexuality and Black Cohosh


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Cimicifuga racemosa effects on the sexuality of women with Breast cancer using tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor through questionnaires.

Detailed Study Description

For the study will be recruited 60 women treated with breast cancer, using tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor, are in menopause, hot flashes and has with or without sexual life. They will answer the questionnaires: Kupperman, World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL) and those sexually active will have Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). The control group will have 30 patients using tamoxifen alone or inhibitor. The other group will have 30 patients receiving tamoxifen or inhibitor and will start with 2 tablets per day of dry extract of Cimicifuga racemosa. They will be followed for 6 months and answer questionnaires at the first visit, 3-month and 6-month follow-up.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02467686

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