Understanding and Treating LGBTQI+ Patients with Cancer

Chasity Burrows Walters, PhD, RN, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Recorded on April 13, 2023

Casity Burrows Walters, PhD, RN
Chasity Burrows Walters, PhD, RN
Vice President, Educational, Clinical, & Patient Communication
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
In this important conversation, Dr. Chasity Burrows Walters from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discusses the barriers that persons within the LGBTQI+ community experience in accessing healthcare and the impact of discrimination on health outcomes. Dr. Burrows Walters offers guidance to help healthcare providers foster a respectful and sensitive environment for patients and their caregivers, including use of pronouns, gender-inclusive language, cancer screening guidelines, and resources for clinical staff and for patients. Learn more by tuning in today!

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