Promoting Cancer Prevention and Early Detection and Reducing Health Disparities

Promoting Cancer Prevention and Early Detection and Reducing Health Disparities in Rhode Island

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Rhode Islanders touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

  • ACS CAN requests that funding for the Women’s Cancer Screening Program be maintained at a minimum level of $70,836. This funding supports screening mammography for uninsured RI women age 40-64.