Gender‐affirming hormone therapy and the risk of sex hormone‐dependent tumours in transgender individuals—A systematic review

@article{McFarlane2018GenderaffirmingHT,
  title={Gender‐affirming hormone therapy and the risk of sex hormone‐dependent tumours in transgender individuals—A systematic review},
  author={Thomas McFarlane and Jeffrey D. Zajac and Ada S. Cheung},
  journal={Clinical Endocrinology},
  year={2018},
  volume={89},
  pages={700 - 711}
}
Cancers are a leading cause of death worldwide, and transgender individuals are no exception. The effects of gender‐affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) on sex hormone‐dependent tumours are unclear. Therefore, this review seeks to determine whether tumour risk in transgender individuals differs from the general population, to guide clinical screening recommendations. 

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