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There are 3 comments on Cancer Rates, Poor Health Higher for Gay Community

  1. Why Homosexual Men have more Cancer
    Cancer 2011: “Cancer survivorship and sexual orientation”

    It is my hypothesis of 1994 that low DHEA is the major cause of breast cancer and other cancers (Annals of Internal Medicine 2005; 142: 471-472).

    It is known that male homosexuals, as a group, exhibit reduced DHEA compared to male heterosexuals.

  2. Very good article, however what I find interesting is as follows “Because more gay men report as cancer survivors, we need foremost programs for gay men that focus on primary cancer prevention and early cancer detection,”

    Do you not have any preventative programs in place? if you do, would it not be fiscal responsible for just placing these men into these programs.

  3. Dr Boehmer’s article points out the need for more precise understanding of causes and specific treatment avenue’s for gay (and all men who have sex with men, including bisexual and those in secret relationships). Malecare has been facilitating gay men with cancer support groups, nationwide, since 1998. Our men are eager for the research world to join with our supportive peer community in understanding how cancer impacts our unique community.
    Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW
    Executive Director
    Malecare Cancer Support
    The LGBT Cancer Project

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