June is Pride Month, and the LGBTQ patient population with cancer faces a disproportionate burden because of a lack of data, a misunderstanding of this population by providers, and a lack of resources and education for patients.
Michele Lawson founded Wig Warriors in honor of her stepmother, who passed away from colon cancer. The Wig Warriors Foundation provides services to patients who have cosmetic side effects from cancer treatments.
On World Cancer Day and every day, CONQUER magazine is dedicated to amplifying the voices of patients with cancer, survivors, caregivers, oncology care teams, and all those involved in the fight against cancer.
Khadijat Fatai-Banwo’s HER2-positive breast cancer diagnosis changed her outlook on the world and inspired her to become a leading voice in advocating for cancer care to be a national health priority in Nigeria.
Last modified: June 4, 2021
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