The challenges remain: Needed next steps in alleviating the burden of cancer in the LGBT community

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Abstract

  • Recently, there have been significant improvements in federal policy that have positively impacted many aspects of healthcare for LGBT patients and their families. Despite this, significant challenges remain. In order to improve outcome and survival in the LGBT community, as well as to reduce suffering in LGBT patients and families, there are steps that we as a community and society need to take. In this chapter we focus on these obstacles and the necessary action steps.
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    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9783319150567
  • Start Page

  • 313
  • End Page

  • 331