The term transgender is not only difficult to understand physically, but also conceptually. Feeling like a man in a woman's body can give rise to negative feelings. The best thing a person can do is look for a professional, who can provide psychological support. Once the person is mentally prepared, he or she can start a sex change treatment.
The first stage of the treatment is the hormonal therapy. This has certain risks, therefore, must be extremely controlled. The last phase is to undergo surgery for physical change. It's a difficult process but it can bring much happiness to the patient.
Read the full article on: Sex Change & Tumors – Cancer in Transgender People ( 69).
By Laura Gil Aliaga B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 03/03/2015