Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go: Improving Experience of LGBTQ+ Patients in Cancer Care

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This episode features Don Dizon, MD, discussing how LGBTQ+ patients with cancer navigate the world of cancer care, and the critical steps needed to improve their experiences.

This week, CancerNetwork® spoke with Don Dizon, MD, about certain unique challenges LGBTQ+ patients face when navigating through their cancer journey, and how providers can improve these experiences. Dizon, the director of women’s cancers at the Lifespan Cancer Institute, director of medical oncology at Rhode Island Hospital, and professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, touched on overcoming barriers in clinical cancer research, creating a gender-affirming environment for patients, and other important topics for treating LGBTQ+ patients with cancer.

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