Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
To assess and reduce the burden of cancer in Rhode Island; use policy, systems, and environmental change strategies to guide sustainable cancer control; and to create and implement the state’s multiyear cancer prevention and control plan.
What we do
Promote community-based cancer screening initiatives supported by evidence-based guidelines.
Issue surveillance briefs and educational materials describing the burdens of cancer in Rhode Island.
Organize and support the work of the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island.
Promote community utilization of comprehensive cancer control strategies (including those employed in prevention, screening and detection, survivorship, and palliative care).