Breast cancer in transgender women and men has received little attention. Metastatic breast cancer has received even less. But as transgender people with breast cancer speak out about their treatments and their experiences, that is changing.
Below you can find studies on breast cancer risk in transgender patients, personal stories, and LGBT-specific resources for transgender women and men facing cancer.
- British Medical Journal:
- European Journal of Surgical Oncology: Breast Cancer In Transgender Patients: A Systematic Review. Part 1: Male To Female
- Healthline: Are Transgender Women At Risk For Breast Cancer?
Resources and Support
- National LGBT Cancer Network: National LGBT Cancer Network: Transgender/Gender-Nonconforming People And Cancer
- Transgender Cancer Patient Project: Transgender Cancer Patient Project
Last Modified on March 4, 2021