Category Archives: Transfeminine

Recent report of potential fertility preservation in an early-transitioning trans girl: A new nuance, but no breakthrough yet

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Previously: Transmasculine adolescent fertility breakthrough: Successful egg retrieval following puberty blockers since Tanner 2 and direct continuation to testosterone (May 2021) In trans adolescents, puberty-blocking GnRH agonists … Continue reading

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The Trans Mammogram Gap: Large numbers of trans people aren’t receiving their recommended screenings for breast cancer. Are you?

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Routine screenings for breast cancer using regular mammograms have enabled the earlier detection of these cancers in cis women at a stage when they are often more … Continue reading

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Denmark population-wide study confirms association between cyproterone acetate and meningioma risk – and recent users of CPA are disproportionately trans women

Previously: Additional data confirms 10mg of cyproterone acetate (CPA) is effective for testosterone suppression in trans women (June 2021) Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. Since 2018, I’ve been covering emerging findings on … Continue reading

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Three decades and hundreds of transfeminine breast augmentations show rare regret and trends toward larger implants

Trans women and transfeminine people seeking breast augmentation as part of medical transition face certain concerns distinct from cis women who may receive this surgery. Our anatomical baseline is very different from that of adult cis women, with a recent … Continue reading

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Additional details on the connection between transgender HRT and migraine headache patterns

Previously: Migraine headaches, trans people, and hormone therapy (September 2018) More on the relationship between hormone therapy and migraine in trans people (December 2019) Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. A migraine headache … Continue reading

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