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This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series That Cancer Conversation
A transgender woman in a hospital gown speaking to her doctor, a transgender man, in an exam room.

Charities, research institutes and health providers across the UK are working to improve LGBTQIA+ cancer care. Here's how. Charities, research institutes and health providers across the UK are working to improve LGBTQIA+ cancer care. Here's how.

by Tim Gunn | Analysis | 23 June 2023

23 June 2023

Brett outside the Cancer Research UK shop he volunteers in

Brett has been volunteering at our Rotherham store since 2016. But what started as a few hours in the shop each week has grown him being a vital member of the team. Brett has been volunteering at our Rotherham store since 2016. But what started as a few hours in the shop each week has grown him being a vital member of the team.

by Jacob Smith | Personal stories | 15 June 2023

15 June 2023

Illustration showing inequalities.

We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it. We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 15 February 2022

15 February 2022

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Health inequalities

On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important… On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important…

by Phil Prime | In depth | 18 November 2021

18 November 2021

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Diversity in research
A transgender woman in a hospital gown speaking to her doctor, a transgender man, in an exam room.

LGBTQIA+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQIA+ people. LGBTQIA+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQIA+ people.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 26 July 2021

26 July 2021