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Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death among men and women. For every dollar spent on screenings, we save three dollars in treatment costs. Nearly all colorectal cancers are preventable and regular screening is the most effective way of detecting early colorectal cancer.

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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.

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With grassroots power we can generate big change! Here in Rhode Island we are building our team of fantastic volunteers to generate that power. Want to be a part of making cancer a priority for lawmakers? Fill out the survey below to let us know you're interested!

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Our state has reduced funding for critical resources Rhode Islanders need to live tobacco free lives every year since 2001.

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When: December 13th, 2018 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Where: American Cancer Society Office 931 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 3004 Warwick, RI 02886 Why: mingle with legislators & other ACS CAN volunteers and hear about how you can get involved in our Rhode Island advocacy activities in the upcoming year. Make your...

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The tobacco industry spends $26.7 million each year, about $25 per Rhode Island resident every year to market their deadly products in our state. And yet, Rhode Island spends less than 35 cents per resident, less than the cost of a postage stamp, to help tobacco users quit and prevent kids from starting.

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Join us at the 2020 Day at the State House! Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Governor's State Room, Rhode Island State House Training dates and times: Wednesday, February 19th from 6-7 pm (phone) Friday, February 21st from 12-1 pm (in person, Warwick ACS...

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Are you an experienced leader? Are you interested in making an impact while having a great time with enthusiastic people?

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Your lawmakers are overwhelmed with numbers and studies. What they need most are stories about people - real people in their own community or district.

Rhode Island

Do you have a personal story about how tobacco has impacted you or someone you love? Your lawmakers are overwhelmed with numbers and studies. What they need most are stories about people - real people in their own community or district. Tell us how tobacco has impacted your life. And,...