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American Society of Clinical Oncology Position Statement: Strategies for Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minority Populations

Griggs, Jennifer; Maingi, Shail; Blinder, Victoria; Denduluri, Neelima; Khorana, Alok A.; Norton, Larry; Francisco, Michael; Wollins, Dana S.; Rowland, Julia H.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: October 2017 - Volume 72 - Issue 10 - p 598–599
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000524472.14033.3f

(Abstracted from J Clin Oncol 2017;35:2203–2208)

Sexual and gender minorities (SGMs) include individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and intersex. These individuals bear a disproportionate cancer burden.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (J.G.); New Jersey Medical School–University Hospital Cancer Center, Newark, NJ (S.M.); Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY (V.B., L.N.); US Oncology, The Woodlands, TX (N.D.); Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (A.A.K.); American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA (M.F., D.S.W.); and National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD (J.H.R.)

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