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Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. No menstrual cycle. Taking R-CHOP treatment. Is it menopause, effect of lymphoma?

Dear Doctor, I am diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (stage 4) and prior to the diagnosis I suffered from cold agglutinin haemolytic anemia for 2 1/2 years. I am now receiving R-CHOP treatment but before that my menstrual cycle stops suddenly and it had been more than a year s time. My question is, am I likely to be in the state of menopause at the age of 39, or is it lymphoma that has affected the menstrual cycle? Regards.
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Welcome to Healthcare-Magic
Thanks for the query.
It can be both effect o lymphoma and chemotherapy and stress.It doesnt mean that you are in menoapuse and your periods will be back probably. You should just do gynaecolgic work up to check your ovaries and hormonal levels and verify is there any gynecolgoic disorder or this is just consequence of your primary disease.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Mon, 25 Nov 2013
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