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Transgender Adolescents

Please find additional resources in SAHM’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Clinical Care Resource Guide: LGBT Youth
 
Learning Module: The National LGBT Health Education Center
The Fenway Institute, 2016
Offering several learning modules and educational videos, the Fenway Institute helps guide clinicians through the basics of transgender health care including the unique health and developmental challenges of LGBT youth.
 
Factsheet: Youth: Special Considerations
Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, 2016
This website provides facts on hormone administration including special considerations for working with transgender youth.
 
Videos: Transgender Resources
NBC News, 2015
Through interviews with children and their families, these videos provide information and resources on raising a transgender child.

Videos: Growing up Trans
PBS Frontline, 2015
This video interviews teenagers and families in an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families.

Adolescents with Cancer

Please find additional resources in SAHM’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Clinical Care Resource Guide: Adolescents with Cancer
 
Factsheet: Children Diagnosed with Cancer: Late Effects of Cancer Treatment
Cancer.org, 2014
This factsheet reviews effects of cancer treatment on various part of a child or teenager’s body including the brain, general growth and development, sexual development and fertility, and emotional concerns.
 
Website: Preserving Fertility in Boys and Teens with Cancer
Cancer.org, 2013
Including options before and after puberty, this website gives helpful information for boys and teens with cancer who are interested in preserving sperm. 
 
Website: Preserving Fertility in Girls and Teens with Cancer
Cancer.org, 2013
Including options before and after puberty, this website gives helpful information for girls and teens with cancer who are interested in preserving their eggs or embryos.  


The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.
 

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