So LGBTQ People Get Cancer Too?

Out of Patients with Matthew Zachary

So LGBTQ People Get Cancer Too?

October 5, 2021

So LGBTQ People Get Cancer Too?

Today I talk to LGBT cancer advocate Liz Margolies. For over 30 years, Liz has worked as a psychotherapist with a specialty in cancer, trauma, and sexuality. She’s an OG LGBT rights activist, and when four of her lesbian friends died of ovarian cancer within months of each other, Liz launched the National LGBT Cancer Network. Because the LGBT community not only has a harder time getting treatment but sexual and gender minorities are also at a much higher risk of getting cancer than the general population. Liz explains why. 

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