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Sexual orientation

It is important to understand with each letter of LGBTQ+ is a community of its own.  Overall, it is shown that 32.8% of those within the LGBTQ+ community smoke, a rate that is 68% in the general population.  

Despite growing social acceptance, the LGBTQ+ population continue to face barriers with the health service.  

Further information and reading

LGBT Foundation

Macmillan Cancer Support - Supporting LGBT People with Cancer

Macmillan Guidance Supporting Lebian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People with Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support: LGBT+ cancer forum

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