Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman, PhD
Department of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Ms. Pratt-Chapman is Director, Institute for Patient-Centered Initiatives and Health Equity, and Associate Center Director for the George Washington University Cancer Center, Washington, DC.
Cancer affects all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, and nationalities.
December 2018 Vol 4 No 5
Mandi Pratt-Chapman provides a patient card you could print and fill with personal concerns and preferences to share with your care team, to make sure you receive the treatment you want and need.
February 2018 Vol 4 No 1
This article is dedicated to transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals who experience cancer, in honor of the International Day of Transgender Visibility. Each year, on March 31, we celebrate the lives of TGNC individuals.
December 2017 Vol 3 No 6
Allison Harvey, MPH, CHES, and Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, provide some insightful strategies to help you be present and kind to yourself during this holiday season.
October 2017 Vol 3 No 5
Fighting cancer is a full-time job in itself, so what about your other job? Here are some pointers to help you juggle the workplace and cancer.
June 2017 Vol 3 No 3
LGBTQ cancer survivors face unique challenges in receiving proper healthcare. This article spotlights these challenges and offers valuable resources available to LGBTQ cancer survivors.
April 2017 Vol 3 No 2
Many people who have finished their cancer treatment often talk about how they did not feel prepared for the posttreatment phase of survivorship.
February 2017 Vol 3 No 1
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides important protections for patients with cancer and cancer survivors. Obama’s signature health reform legislation ensured that people with preexisting conditions, such as cancer, could not be denied health insurance coverage or be charged more than healthy people for their insurance.
October 2015 Vol 1 No 5
Treat your relationship with your healthcare provider as one of the most important connections in your life, because for a long period of time, it will be.
August 2015 Vol 1 No 4
This column is intended to help you take control and stay engaged in your cancer care. By participating in decisions about your care, you will be able to get the greatest benefit from the health services you need.
Last modified: January 31, 2022