What The Studies Did: These two related studies and editorial examined the association of sexual orientation and gender identity with a history of self-reported skin cancer.
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Authors: Arash Mostaghimi, M.D., M.P.A., M.P.H., of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author of both studies.
(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.4196 and 10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.4197)
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Association Between Sexual Orientation and Lifetime Prevalence of Skin Cancer in the United States https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/fullarticle/10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.4196?guestAccessKey=b853325d-c507-49b8-8434-b967fae3000a&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=021220
Gender Identity and Lifetime Prevalence of Skin Cancer in the United States https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/fullarticle/10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.4197?guestAccessKey=62ee7daa-9c1f-4a56-a0b8-0caec9285cd4&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=021220