Estimates indicate that cancer will become the number one leading cause of death in the United States over the next five to 10 years. But, as one expert argued in a policy roundtable, there are ways to significantly decrease that rate.
The first study to look at cancer prevalence in transgender people and examine the health of transgender cancer survivors also found concerning health trends among transgender women and gender nonconforming people.
Don't be intimidated by the science presented at poster sessions at conferences. They can connect people living with cancer and cancer researchers in a way that helps both the patient and the researcher.