Transgender at the Cancer Clinic
A transgender patient leads a doctor and his fellow to re-examine the traditional rigid rules of medicine and step outside their comfort zone when the issue of sexual orientation enters the exam room.
When a transgender patient presents at the cancer clinic, a doctor and his fellow re-examine the traditional rigid rules of medicine and step outside their comfort zone to confront the issue of sexual orientation in the exam room.
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For some, it may be a struggle to reconcile the biology of a patient’s genes with how he or she describes himself or herself. Meeting patients in their reality might require upending the rules from time to time.