LGBTQ+ patients are more likely to forgo cervical cancer screening due to common misconceptions/misguidance about who needs screening and increased likelihood to experience emotional and/or physical discomfort during screening visits. This project aims to educate LGBTQ+ patients on cervical cancer screening recommendations and provide them with tools to improve their experiences during screening visits.
CVMC Family Medicine, Vermont
Cervical Cancer Screening, HPV, Trauma-Informed-Care, LGBTQ+
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Rawlings, Rebecca B., "Cervical Cancer Screening in the LGBTQ+ Community: Dispelling Common Misconceptions and Improving Patient Comfort" (2022). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 828.