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.

Prevention/Health Promotion

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Collaborate with community partners on LGBT-tailored prevention and health promotion activities.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Include LGBT communities in state cancer plans.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Include LGBT community-based organizations in state cancer coalitions.

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Screening

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Support culturally competent delivery of services that increase access to and utilization of cancer screening.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Support recruitment and utilization of patient navigators that are culturally competent and sensitive to the disparities and needs of the LGBT population.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Treatment

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Create and/or expand culturally competent LGBT provider listings/registries.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Palliative Care & End Of Life

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Support training for palliative care and hospice providers on LGBT cultural competence.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Support LGBT-tailored interventions and health promotion.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Information
  • Icon for Diversity

Prevention/Health Promotion

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Collaborate with community partners on LGBT-tailored prevention and health promotion activities.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Workforce
  • Icon for Diversity

Include LGBT communities in state cancer plans.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Systems
  • Icon for Information
  • Icon for Diversity

Include LGBT community-based organizations in state cancer coalitions.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Systems
  • Icon for Diversity

Screening

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Support culturally competent delivery of services that increase access to and utilization of cancer screening.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Systems
  • Icon for Diversity

Support recruitment and utilization of patient navigators that are culturally competent and sensitive to the disparities and needs of the LGBT population.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Systems
  • Icon for Diversity

Treatment

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Create and/or expand culturally competent LGBT provider listings/registries.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Systems
  • Icon for Information
  • Icon for Diversity

Palliative Care & End Of Life

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Support training for palliative care and hospice providers on LGBT cultural competence.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Workforce
  • Icon for Diversity

Support LGBT-tailored interventions and health promotion.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Information
  • Icon for Diversity
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