The intersection of racism, discrimination, bias, and homophobia toward African American sexual minority patients with cancer within the health care system

@article{Elk2021TheIO,
  title={The intersection of racism, discrimination, bias, and homophobia toward African American sexual minority patients with cancer within the health care system},
  author={Ronit Elk},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2021},
  volume={127}
}
  • R. Elk
  • Published 19 July 2021
  • Psychology
  • Cancer
INTRODUCTION Cancer health disparities exist all across the cancer continuum, from prevention to survivorship and endoflife care. For so many years, we have known this, we have tracked and documented it, and we have created graphs showing the vivid parting lines between Whites and Blacks. Our book on cancer in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations and more recent data have continued to demonstrate these disparities among LGBT groups. Now imagine how much bigger the… 
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