Rhode Island Cancer Action Center


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Share Your Tanning Story

Do you have a personal story about how tanning has impacted you or someone you love?  Were you personally impacted by skin cancer caused by tanning? Your lawmakers are overwhelmed with numbers and studies.

Latest Updates

June 21, 2018
Rhode Island

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. The following statement can be attributed to Robert Dulski, director of government relations for ACS CAN in Rhode

May 16, 2018
Rhode Island

In 2000, our New England Division Board of Directors voted to establish Volunteer Values Awards, which would recognize and honor those volunteers whose actions and service in the fight against cancer most exemplify our organizational values. In each New England state, we nominate volunteers who most reflect our values of

December 19, 2017
Missouri, National, Nebraska, Rhode Island

“Tobacco companies have been lying to consumers, and it is finally time for them to come clean,” says American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Karen McKay in a letter-to-the-editor to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Karen’s letter-to-the-editor was one of many that ACS CAN volunteers wrote

December 5, 2017
Rhode Island

Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco Warwick Beacon · Tuesday, December 5, 2017 To the Editor: As a volunteer with the American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) I learned at our last meeting that the tobacco industry is, finally, being forced to broadcast the harms of

Rhode Island Events

November 30, 2018
Providence, RI

Please join us for the 5th Annual Rhode Island Research Breakfast! This year's event will discuss the ground breaking strides seen in cancer treatment and care in Rhode Island, featuring a panel of experts that will highlight the impacts of innovation in the health care. Last year's program...

State Contacts

Cori Chandler
Grassroots Manager
Robert Dulski
Government Relations Director
Amber Hillman Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.