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Improving understanding of cancer in the gender diverse population

The number of people disclosing gender diverse identities is growing. We must act now to collect data on cancer incidence and outcomes, and promote inclusion in studies, in order to better understand cancer in this population and provide equitable cancer care.

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I would like to thank Kate Nambiar, Salpie Nowinski and Stewart O’Callaghan for their professional and lived experience that contributed to the writing of this article.

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WHO/Europe brief – transgender health in the context of ICD-11: https://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/health-determinants/gender/gender-definitions/whoeurope-brief-transgender-health-in-the-context-of-icd-11

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Berner, A.M. Improving understanding of cancer in the gender diverse population. Nat Rev Cancer (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41568-021-00379-5

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