Rhode Island Cancer Action Center


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Register for the 2021 Rhode Island Cancer Action Week

That's right - we're going virtual! Register to participate in our 2021 virtual Rhode Island Cancer Action Week!
March 15th - March 18th, 2021

Latest Updates

January 10, 2021
Rhode Island

The American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network in Rhode Island hopes to persuade state lawmakers to revisit tabled legislation on colorectal cancer screenings.

January 5, 2021
Rhode Island

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 health outcomes in light of the COVID-19

May 31, 2019
Rhode Island

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 products. It also marks another day

May 9, 2019
Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE –– Recently, the Relay For Life of Northern Rhode Island was honored for their work supporting cancer fighting public policy. They were recognized at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual Rhode Island Day at the State House, which brought together lawmakers and people touched by

Rhode Island Events

March 15, 2021

We’re going virtual! That’s right, our ACSCAN Rhode Island 2021 Virtual Cancer Action Week will be a virtual week of action right from the comfort of your home! Our Cancer Action Week will kick off on March 15th and include opportunities to participate in multiple events, hold meetings with lawmakers,...

State Contacts

Cori Chandler
Government Relations Director
Amber Hillman Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.