A guide to gender-inclusive language in cancer care
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A guide to gender-inclusive language in cancer care

Lynne Pearce Health writer

Non-inclusive language can create barriers to quality cancer care for the LGBTIQ+ community

What is gender-inclusive language?

Using gender-inclusive language means speaking and writing in a way that does not discriminate against a particular sex, social gender or gender identity, and does not perpetuate gender stereotypes, says the United Nations.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 20, 4, 10-11. doi: 10.7748/cnp.20.4.10.s4

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