Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ+ Community
Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ yourself or you're close to someone who does, Don S. Dizon, MD, shares three things to be aware of when it comes to breast cancer screening. Everyone deserves respect, dignity, and the best care possible. Find lists of welcoming screening providers at the National LGBT Cancer Network.
Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines for Transgender People
Breast cancer screening guidelines for trans people are confusing and based on thin data. Here's how we got here — and what challenges remain.
Any other queer community members on here lately?
Holy Moses, it's been awhile since anyone posted! But sometimes all it takes is one person to make others feel comfortable, so I'll step into the void. Join me if you are so moved. :) I am a straight-passing, cisgendered female in a monogamous, hetero relationship, but identify as a member of the queer community, have a…
Podcast: Breast Cancer Care for LGBTQ+ People
Breast Cancer Care for LGBTQ+ People Apr 7, 2023 Dr. Erik Eckhert explains his research on disparities in breast cancer care for people in the LGBTQ+ community. In a paper published in JAMA Oncology, Dr. Erik Eckert, of Stanford, and his colleagues found that LGBTQ people with breast cancer faces delays in diagnosis and…
LGBTQ People Have Delayed Diagnoses, Higher Recurrence Rates
LGBTQ People With Breast Cancer Have Delayed Diagnoses, Higher Recurrence Rates Feb 8, 2023 LGBTQ people with breast cancer face delays in diagnosis and have a three times higher risk of recurrence than heterosexual cisgender people. Read more...
I am a bisexual woman married to a man. I love my husband very much but since dx with breast cancer have felt I’m missing out on being with women sexually. I have always had a high sex drive and still do even after menapause and on Ai. Sex is somewhat painful now with my husband. We are seeing a sex therapist which is…
I know I cant be the only lesbian out here?
but it sure doesn't seem like there's many of us. Where are we all? Hopefully not in the closet. Wait, is that where everyone is, does this mean I gotta go back in? Hugs to all Cancer sucks!