Metastatic prostate cancer 35 years after sex reassignment surgery

Ellent, Elizabeth and Matrana, Marc R. (2016) Metastatic prostate cancer 35 years after sex reassignment surgery. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, 14 2: e207-e209. doi:10.1016/j.clgc.2015.11.007

Author Ellent, Elizabeth
Matrana, Marc R.
Title Metastatic prostate cancer 35 years after sex reassignment surgery
Journal name Clinical Genitourinary Cancer   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1938-0682
Publication date 2016-04-01
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.clgc.2015.11.007
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 14
Issue 2
Start page e207
End page e209
Total pages 3
Place of publication New York, NY United States
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Clinical Practice Points

• The exact number of male to female transsexuals is not known; however, sex reassignment has become a headline news topic.

• Individuals who have undergone sex reassignment via hormonal and/or surgical means must undergo appropriate cancer screening.

• Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous malignancy in men, however, its appropriate screening guidelines have become controversial.

• As the potential for an increased number of male to female transsexuals develops, so should guidelines for individuals who have had sex reassignment.
Keyword Gender reassignment
Gleason score
Male to female transsexualism
Prostate adenocarcinoma
Prostate-specific antigen
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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