Health needs of women who have sex with womenBMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7437.464 (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:464
Evidence is lacking that women who have sex with women are high risk group for cancer
- Morten Frisch, senior investigator ([email protected])
- Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
EDITOR—As pointed out by Hughes and Evans, the healthcare needs of women who have sex with women are an underprioritised area of research and public attention.1 The statement, however, that these women represent a group at greater risk of developing particular cancers than their heterosexual counterparts lacks empirical support in the literature.
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