Resources for More Information: LGBTQ+ Individuals with Cancer

Author: Christina Bach, MBE, LCSW, OSW-C
Last Reviewed: November 27, 2023

You can find tips on the internet to help you during and after your cancer treatment. You want to make sure what you are reading is reliable. OncoLink finds these websites to be up-to-date and reliable.

The National LGBT Cancer Network

The first program in the U.S. to address the needs of LGBT people with cancer and those at risk. They work to improve the lives of LGBT survivors through education, increasing awareness, and advocacy. Includes a listing of LGBT-friendly cancer treatment centers in the United States.

LGBT Cancer Network

The National LGBT Cancer Project is the United States' first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender cancer survivor support and advocacy nonprofit organization. Our online support group community, Out With Cancer, is committed to improving the health of LGBT cancer survivors with peer-to-peer support, patient navigation, education, and advocacy.

National LGBT Health Education Center

The goal of the National LGBT Health Education Center is to optimize quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people by providing educational programs, resources, and consultation to healthcare organizations.

The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Provides resources for LGBTQIA individuals to improve their communication with medical providers as well as a provider directory

Cancer Care

Provides support services and education to the LGBTQ+ community including online support groups for LGBTQ+ persons coping with cancer.

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