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

Identify LGBT liaison(s) (point person) to provide cross-cutting subject matter expertise on LGBT issues.

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

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Screening

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Provide management, leadership, and coordination for LGBT-centered screening promotions.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Treatment

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Educate appropriate bodies about the importance of LGBT cultural competence training as part of provider licensing.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Provide LGBT-focused CME trainings for health care providers.

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Establish and support incentive programs that address LGBT health care provider shortages

Cross-Cutting Issues
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Support policies that address and encourage LGBT culturally competent treatment.

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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Prevention/Health Promotion

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Identify LGBT liaison(s) (point person) to provide cross-cutting subject matter expertise on LGBT issues.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Workforce

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

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

Screening

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Provide management, leadership, and coordination for LGBT-centered screening promotions.

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

Treatment

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PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Cross-Cutting Issues

Educate appropriate bodies about the importance of LGBT cultural competence training as part of provider licensing.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Workforce

Provide LGBT-focused CME trainings for health care providers.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Workforce

Establish and support incentive programs that address LGBT health care provider shortages

Cross-Cutting Issues
  • Icon for Workforce

Support policies that address and encourage LGBT culturally competent treatment.

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

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
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