National LGBT Cancer Network | Advocacy Groups

The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk by:

  • EDUCATING the LGBT community about our increased cancer risks and the importance of screening and early detection;
  • TRAINING health care providers to offer more culturally-competent, safe and welcoming care; and
  • ADVOCATING for LGBT survivors in mainstream cancer organizations, the media and research.

Latest from National LGBT Cancer Network


A Guide for Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs

February 24, 2020

This article outlines three areas where LGBTQ patients and their caregivers may face challenges and how the Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs (CCCP) can address these needs. Written by Dr. Amari Pearson- Fields, the former Comprehensive Cancer Program Director for Washington DC.