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LGBTQ patients recommend improvements for their cancer care

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/LGBTQ-patient-recommendations-for-cancer-care
Full article: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00520-018-4535-0

Little is known about the cancer care experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients. This study looks at recommendations from the LGBTQ community for improving their cancer care. (6/20/19)

Expert Guidelines

Current recommendation for cancer screening in transgender people

In June 2016, the University of California Center for Excellence in Transgender Health published the second edition of Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender Nonbinary People, which include the following guidelines for cancer screening and treatment:

Both the New York Times article and the guidelines emphasize the need for health care providers to assure that the medical system is treating transgender patients with appropriate care.

Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider

Open Clinical Trials

The following are clinical trial for cancer studies that are specifically recruiting LGBTQ patients:

About FORCE

FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.