This session, organised as part of National Inclusion Week, aims to explore the experience and needs of the LGBTQ+ community in cancer research from the perspective of patients, their carers and the wider cancer research community. Speakers will share their experiences, challenges and opportunities, and focus on proposed solutions and potential areas of improvement to make cancer research more diverse, inclusive and fit for purpose for all.

By the end of the session participants will have a better understanding of the main challenges and opportunities in this area of research and care, the need for change and practical take-away messages to effect positive change.

Chair: Alison Berner, Barts Cancer Institute


  • Stewart O’Callaghan, Live Through This
  • Terry Weldon, NCRI Consumer Forum
  • Jennifer Davies-Oliveira, University of Manchester
  • David Bryant, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research

Who should attend?

Anyone working in cancer research interested in the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community.


1 category 1 (external) CPD credit for this session has been applied for at the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians. Delegates requiring a CPD certificate can add this during the registration process for a charge of £15. CPD certificates will be sent automatically up to 10 days after the event date.


Sep 29 2022


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm