OCHECE recently received a DMC Foundation Health Eduation and Community Benefit Grant titled, “Supporting Cancer Caregiving among LGBT Populations in Metropolitan Detroit” (Principal Investigator: Hayley Thompson, Ph.D.).This work represents a partnership between OHCECE, LGBT Detroit, and our LGBT Cancer Action Council. The project has three objectives.caregiver image


  • Objective 1: Collaborate with our LGBT Cancer Action Council (CAC) to identify an existing, evidence-based cancer caregiving intervention appropriate for this population and adapt it to increase its relevance.
  • Objective 2: Collaborate with LGBT-Detroit to engage cancer caregivers in the intervention adapted by the LGBT CAC.
  • Objective 3: Disseminate the adapted interventions to oncology care providers and social service agencies.