ACS CAN at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Actions

Rhode Island

Gathered with friends, family and community members, your local Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the place to come together to honor breast cancer survivors, remember loved ones, and act to end suffering and death from a disease that has already taken too much.


Congress should expand funding for a program that provides lifesaving mammograms and pap tests to thousands of American women each year. Ask Congress to prioritize funding for these lifesaving cancer screenings.

This year, nearly 300,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. The evidence is clear: Breast cancer research leads to medical breakthroughs that saves lives. Breast cancer prevention and early detection programs help find breast cancer at its earliest, most treatable stages, reducing pain and suffering.