LGBT Best and Promising Practices Throughout the Cancer Continuum for Public Health Departments

Explore the best and promising practices, understand cross-cutting issues, and filter the strategies throughout the stages of the cancer continuum.

To learn about the people involved, the methodology employed, and, of course, the more than 100 Best and Promising Practices, download the full report.

Stages of Cancer Continuum

- Click Stage to discover its Best Practices

Prevention/Health Promotion

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Include SOGI data in risk and behavioral surveillance tools, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Youth Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (YRBSS), Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS), etc.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Screening

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Include LGBT as a designated special population in cancer screening programs funded by Health Departments to ensure there is adequate tailored outreach, tailored services, and program monitoring.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Diagnosis

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Educate about the need for NAACR standards to include SOGI.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Collaborate with NPCR, SEER, ACS, and others on the reporting of SOGI data as part of cancer incidence and mortality publications.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Prevention/Health Promotion

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Include SOGI data in risk and behavioral surveillance tools, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Youth Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (YRBSS), Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS), etc.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Screening

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Include LGBT as a designated special population in cancer screening programs funded by Health Departments to ensure there is adequate tailored outreach, tailored services, and program monitoring.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Diagnosis

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Educate about the need for NAACR standards to include SOGI.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Data

Collaborate with NPCR, SEER, ACS, and others on the reporting of SOGI data as part of cancer incidence and mortality publications.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Data
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