Tag: hormone therapy

1. Transgender women had higher rates of venous thrombotic events (VTE) with cross-sex hormones. 2. Similar rates of ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction were found among cisgender and transgender persons. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Acute cardiovascular events are an important area of research with respect to transgender health and...
1. In a limited systematic review, hormonal therapy with gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs (GnRHas) produced some suppression of secondary sexual function, with more success in promoting anticipated masculinization or feminization with the use of testosterone or estrogen, respectively. 2. Though no included studies examined the psychological effects of progestin, antiandrogens, or...
1. In a phase III trial of 150 patients with epithelial ovarian cancer, the use of adjuvant hormone therapy was associated with an increase in overall survival compared to the control group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)       Study Rundown: Ovarian cancer remains as the most common cause of gynecological cancer-related mortality...