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Language matters. When we say “wheelchair user,” we are reclaiming our agency, and that’s a good thing.
New types of plans target cultural and ethnic communities with special offerings and native-language practitioners.
Designation, new research program and update to NIH mission will help ensure inclusion of people with disabilities.
Researchers are rethinking living wills and other ACP documents to ensure seriously ill patients get the care they want.
A boost in protection is needed to offset the persistent disparities in the toll of COVID between racial and ethnic groups.
From structural barriers and binary patient forms to gendered diseases, “queer cancer” can be fraught with bias and bad assumptions.
Schools operated under the principle that a more diverse workforce of doctors does a better job of treating diverse patients.
A new survey also finds that one third of LGBTQ cancer patients and survivors experienced discrimination in health care settings.
LGBTQ disparities exist in cervical cancer prevention—including HPV vaccines—and in rates of anal cancer, notably among those with HIV.
Screening should be done based on which organs a person has, not their gender identity.
The racist treatment of Black lawmakers in Tennessee—and my own experiences in cancerland—pushed me into a deep depression.
The Health Equity Report Card will help tackle racial and ethnic disparities and improve the quality and equity of cancer care.
An NCCN summit highlights the barriers to high-quality care that LGBTQ people with cancer experience.
Breast cancer survivor Warrior Megsie muses about how cancer can change your hair—and how fat shaming can make you feel.
ACS CAN is pleased to see the White House provide anti-discrimination protections as part of the Affordable Care Act.
“It’s my shmita year, a year to let go,” writes blogger Adam Hayden. “Curious? Confused? Intrigued? Smiling? Read on.”
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