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According to a survey by the U.S. Disease Countermeasures Center (CDC), LGBTQ people have a high rate of cancer diagnosis and are often diagnosed at the progress of the progress.

Lesbians and bisexual women are said to have a significant rate of being diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer than heterosexual women.

This is also due to the low cancer examination rate for LGBTQ people.

According to studies published in academic magazines of Oncology Nursing Society, gender non -conforming, transgender and bisexuals, especially among those who feel that it does not apply to conventional gender norms. Breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer screening are low, and sexual orientation may have a disorder in screening. Various factors such as anxiety about receiving discriminatory treatment at medical institutions, lack of knowledge and guidelines on screening are obstacles.

LGBTQ contains a variety of people. To each of them, the medical care side is specifically lacking in which people, at what time, what time to screen, and how to treat LGBTQ patients so that they can feel safe. While there are doctors and primary care physicians who try to snuggle up to LGBTQ people, it is also a reality that transgender people may be refused medical treatment.

For example, transgender, which has shifted from a man to a woman, increases the risk of breast cancer than ordinary men by using hormonal drugs. In the case of those who have shifted from women to men, if they are not receiving breast resection, there is a risk of breast cancer as well as ordinary women, but transformers may not recognize the need for breast cancer screening. not.

In recent years, the various disparities that minorities have experienced have been visualized, and in the medical field, it has become a major issue to eliminate these gaps. It is necessary to look forward to the needs of LGBTQ people, and to quickly set up the appropriate cancer screening, health management education for parties, and medical care systems that can meet the needs of LGBTQ people.

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