Don’t Let ‘Em Go To Waste: Study To Test Benefits, Consequences Of Testicle Removal

A professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine wants 30 gender-dysphoric males to participate in a National Institutes of Health study on the benefits and consequences of testicle removal, also called an orchiectomy.

Endocrinologist Sean Iwamoto has a study titled “The effects of orchiectomy and age on vascular and metabolic health in older versus younger transgender women.”

He argued the study will lead to a “[b]etter understanding [of the] acute and chronic effects of gender-affirming hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery in older and younger transgender adults.”

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