Surgery

Half of transgender patients leave home state for surgery

About half of transgender and gender-diverse patients in the United States who undergo gender-affirming genital surgery travel outside their home state to receive this care, and those who travel pay nearly 50% more in out-of-pocket ...

Health

What does medical care look like when you're transgender?

There are an estimated 1.4 million people in the United States who are transgender. It's a relatively big number—and yet, many of these individuals have difficulty finding doctors who are right for them and their needs. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Transgender breast cancer care

The color pink has become ubiquitous with the fight against breast cancer, raising awareness for the most deadly nonskin cancer for females in the United States.

Surgery

Gender affirmation surgery primer for radiologists

An ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) provides a much needed overview of gender affirmation surgical therapies encountered in diagnostic imaging, defining ...

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