Rhode Island Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Rhode Island Statehouse

Register for 2024 Rhode Island Cancer Action Day

Join us in Providence at the Rhode Island Statehouse for our 2024 Cancer Action Day. Together cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates will meet with lawmakers to support critical legislation to make cancer medications more affordable.

Latest Updates

March 19, 2024
Rhode Island

Rhode Island lawmakers have taken the first step towards improving prescription drug affordability for cancer patients and others with chronic diseases.

May 31, 2023
Rhode Island

Earlier this evening, the Rhode Island Senate voted in unanimous support of Senate Bill S799. This legislation would ensure Rhode Islanders receive the total value of prescription drug assistance available to them, improving affordable access to care for many with prescription drug needs

April 16, 2023
Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, RI – April 16, 2023 – A statement from Ryan Strik, Director of Government Relations at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Rhode Island, follows on the death of Rhode Island’s Majority Whip and the second-longest serving member of the Senate, Maryellen Goodwin, from her battle with

March 27, 2023
Rhode Island

Rhode Island lawmakers have taken the first step towards ensuring cancer patients and others with chronic disease are protected from excessive prescription drug costs.

Rhode Island Events

October 2, 2024EST
Warwick, RI

The 11th Annual Rhode Island Research Breakfast will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research, and academia to discuss the state of cancer research and innovation happening in Rhode Island.

State Contacts

Ryan Strik
Rhode Island Government Relations Director
Natalie Shurtleff
Senior Grassroots Manager, Rhode Island
Amber Hillman Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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