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Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ+ Community

Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ yourself or you’re close to someone who does, learn three things to be aware of when it comes to breast cancer.
Jul 28, 2022

Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ yourself or you’re close to someone who does, Don S. Dizon, MD, shares three things to be aware of when it comes to breast cancer screening.

Everyone deserves respect, dignity, and the best care possible. Find lists of welcoming screening providers at the National LGBT Cancer Network.

Special thanks to Dr. Dizon for his insights and lifelong dedication to improving the mental health, sexual health, and care for all patients.

About the guest
 
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Don Dizon, MD

Dr. Don Dizon is professor of medicine and professor of surgery at Brown University. He is a medical oncologist specializing in the treatments of breast and pelvic malignancies. He leads community outreach and engagement as associate director at the Legoretta Cancer Center at Brown University. He is a fierce advocate for cancer survivorship, especially as it relates to sexuality following a cancer diagnosis, and runs the Oncology Sexual Health First Responders Clinic at Lifespan Cancer Institute.

— Last updated on July 29, 2022, 1:34 PM