Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

Mission

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).

Our Programs