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Improving the cancer for LGB people with cancer presentation to LOROS hospice staff
(De Montfort University, 2015-10-01)
Exploring lesbian, gay and bisexual patients’ accounts of their experiences of cancer care in the UK
Despite greater recognition of rights and responsibilities around the care of cancer patients who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) within healthcare systems in the United Kingdom, recent quantitative evidence ...
Health Inequalities at the Heart of the Social Work Curriculum
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Efforts to reduce the widening gap between the health and social well-being of people within and between countries have become an urgent priority for politicians and policymakers. The Rio Declaration called on governments ...
Co-producing knowledge about lesbian and bisexual women with breast cancer: Messages for nursing professionals from a knowledge exchange project.
Worldwide, cancer is a leading cause of death and reducing cancer inequalities is an urgent health priority. Attention is turning to factors which sustain cancer survival, including quality of care. Moreover, in recent ...
Intersecting identities of age, gender and sexual orientation in gay and bisexual men’s narratives of prostate cancer
(Policy Press, 2019)
Using the lens of intersectional theory, this analysis interrogates gay and bisexual men’s experiences of prostate cancer. Drawing on McCall’s third typology of intra-categorical intersectionality, the chapter explores ...
Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer women’s health conference; connections- creativity-care.
This presentation consider LBQ women's health inequalities in relation to breast cancer, cervical screenining, mental health and access to care. It proposes multi-levelled interventions to address the invisibility in ...
Promoting good outcomes in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual cancer care: a qualitative study of patients’experiences in clinical oncology
(De Montfort University., 2018-04-20)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cancer inequalities, including differences in cancer outcomes and patient satisfaction, affect a range of groups including lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people. In its strategy to reduce these ...
Co-producing knowledge about LGBT cancer inequalities
(De Montfort University, 2014-04-11)
What does it mean to have breast cancer when your partner is a woman? How do LB women feel about the prospect of losing their breast? Are partners more or less empathic? Do they display more or less supportive behaviours? ...
Using human rights based approaches to conceptualise lesbian and bisexual women’s health inequalities
(Wiley Blackwell, 2010)
This article makes a contribution to current debates in human rightsbased approaches to lesbian and bisexual (LB) women’s health. With reference to concepts embodied in the Yogyakarta Principles, it is proposed that the ...