Patient-reported outcomes of sexual and gender minority cancer survivors in Australia
AffiliationPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne; The Social Research Centre, Melbourne; Swinburne University, Melbourne; University of Chester, UK; Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Melbourne; University of Melbourne
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AbstractFive key points: This is the first population‐based survey of Australian cancer survivors to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex (LGBTI) identity. Few respondents (1.6%) identified as LGBTI, less than half the reported prevalence in Australia. LGBTI respondents were more likely to be younger, employed, and born in Australia. LGBTI people may experience more problems with anxiety/depression, body image and financial benefits, and greater needs for diet and lifestyle information. Commonly used patient‐reported outcome measures may not be sensitive to LGBTI issues; areas for future enquiry are proposed.
CitationLisy K, Ward A, Schofield P, Hulbert-Williams N, Bishop J & Jefford M. (2018 - in press). Patient-reported outcomes of sexual and gender minority cancer survivors in Australia. Psycho-Oncology.
DescriptionThis is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Lisy K, Ward A, Schofield P, Hulbert-Williams N, Bishop J & Jefford M. (2018 - in press). Patient-reported outcomes of sexual and gender minority cancer survivors in Australia. Psycho-Oncology., which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4956 This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
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