Home Alzheimer’s Disease Transgender Cancer Survivors Need Complex Survivorship Care

Transgender Cancer Survivors Need Complex Survivorship Care

According to a study published in Cancer, transgender cancer survivors have complex medical needs that would be best addressed by a multidisciplinary team of providers in order to tackle transgender survivorship care, specifically within the context of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and depression.

Researchers also indicated that clinicians should be aware of the higher prevalence of cancer among transgender men and a potential survivorship bias among transgender individuals. Given these findings, clinicians and health services should target gender nonconforming survivor’s depression and health behaviors in order to improve survival and should also focus on the complex comorbidities of transgender men and transgender women. 

“This study speaks directly to the previously identified need to conduct more research concerning transgender cancer survivors’ needs and addresses…

Continue Reading to the Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Conducting a survey research, regarding Genetic tests for cancer. : braincancer

I am a Service Design Student at the Royal College of Art, London. I am working with the NHS Genomics, the scope of the...

Cause of Alzheimer’s disease traced to mutation in common enzyme

submitted by /u/scotsman81 Continue Reading to the Source

Reflections on Living With an Incurable Illness : braincancer

(I’ve checked with the moderators to make sure this is appropriate and a good fit for this subreddit. I'm a very private person, and...

Recent Comments