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    Cancer Diagnosis Rates Differ for Gays, Heterosexuals
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    Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:
    "A new study sheds light on the differences in cancer prevalence and survival rates in gay, lesbian, and bisexual populations compared with heterosexuals.

    "It found that gay men had nearly twice the odds of being diagnosed with cancer as heterosexual males. In women there was no significant difference in cancer prevalence by sexual orientation. But cancer survivors who were lesbians were twice as likely to describe their health as fair or poor, and bisexual women were 2.3 times as likely compared with heterosexual females." Follow the link to Read the Full Article .

    What do you think accounts for these differences? Have you seen it to be true in your own experiences or not?

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