Rhode Island Press Releases
PROVIDENCE, RI – As today marks the start of the legislative session in Rhode Island, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session, pushing for overall better he
PROVIDENCE – Today marks World No Tobacco Day, an annual awareness day sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments to adopt effective policies to reduce smoking and the use of other tobacco p
PROVIDENCE –– Recently, the Relay For Life of Northern Rhode Island was honored for their work supporting cancer fighting public policy.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted its annual Cancer Research Breakfast earlier today at the Roger Williams Park Casino. The event featured leaders in public health and cancer treatment who discussed the latest breakthroughs in the battle against cancer. More than 175 people attended the breakfast, including patients, physicians and public health advocates in the state.
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island State Senate and House of Representatives have passed a bill this week to prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18.
PROVIDENCE – AUGUST 3 – Rhode Island is getting mixed reviews when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.
Providence - September 30, 2016 - On October 14, 2016, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Rhode Island will host its 3rd annual research breakfast that will convene a cross section of thought leaders, medical professionals and cancer survivors from across the state to add
ACS CAN has released the annual report that rates each state on their public policies in 10 issue areas that can help fight cancer, prevent cancer, and make life better for patients.