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“Treat Us with Dignity”: A Qualitative Study of the Experiences and Recommendations of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Patients with Cancer

Citation

Kamen, Charles S.; Alpert, Alison; Margolies, Liz; Griggs, Jennifer J.; Darbes, Lynae; Smith-Stoner, Marilyn; Lytle, Megan; Poteat, Tonia; Scout, NFN; & Norton, Sally A. (2019). "Treat Us with Dignity": A Qualitative Study of the Experiences and Recommendations of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Patients with Cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(7), 2525-32. PMCID: PMC6506401

Abstract

PURPOSE: Despite indications that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) patients have unique needs when seeking healthcare, the experiences of LGBTQ patients in the context of cancer care have not been fully explored. This qualitative study investigated recommendations offered by LGBTQ patients with cancer for improving cancer care.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4535-0

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Supportive Care in Cancer

Author(s)

Kamen, Charles S.
Alpert, Alison
Margolies, Liz
Griggs, Jennifer J.
Darbes, Lynae
Smith-Stoner, Marilyn
Lytle, Megan
Poteat, Tonia
Scout, NFN
Norton, Sally A.

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

27

Issue Number

7

Pages

2525-32

PMCID

PMC6506401

Reference ID

12867