Fall Quarterly Meeting

Dear Members:

The Partnership extends a warm welcome to attend our upcoming Fall Quarterly Meeting, taking place on October 7th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.


Our featured speaker is Dr. Karen Kayser, LaRocca Endowed Chair in Oncology Social Work at the University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work. Dr. Kayser specializes in psychosocial oncology and is nationally recognized as leader in this field. She is also currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.


This is going to be a virtual town hall meeting held via Zoom. You can review the agenda below.


Please register for the meeting here


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have any questions please email


We look forward to seeing you!


Megan Daniel, Administrator for Community Partnerships
Joseph Dziobek, Director
CC: Partnership to Reduce Cancer in RI Board of Directors

ONS Spring Conference


UPDATE: The ONS Spring Conference has been rescheduled for Spring 2021 due to changes circumstances with COVID-19. 

The Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society is holding its 34th annual spring conference on March 21, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. Members, nonmembers, students, and retired nurses are all welcome! Topics will include: chemotherapy best practices; interactions of vitamins, supplements, herbs, and marijuana with chemotherapy; clinical grading criteria; managing oncologic emergencies; and a keynote speech by cancer survivor and healthcare speaker Diana Jordan. 

To find out more information and register, please click here:

2020 Health Equity Summit


The Rhode Island Department of Health and its partners are holding the 2020 Health Equity Summit on September 22, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. The conference will:

  • Engage individuals and communities in the health equity movement

  • Advance health equity through local, state, and regional strategies

  • Showcase innovations designed to achieve health equity

  • Promote practices that reduce racial and other inequity

  • Use the impact of the health equity movement to transform policies and systems.

Details to register are coming soon!

Gloria Gemma's Passport to Survivorship

The annual Passport to Survivorship as part of Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation's Flames of Hope celebration will take place on Saturday October 3, 2020. This health and wellness expo is free to cancer survivors and the general public. To learn more, check out their website here.

2020 ACS CAN Rhode Island Research Breakfast


ACS CAN is holding its 7th Annual Rhode Island Research Breakfast on November 13, 2020 virtually from 12:00-1:30pm. This year the discussion will highlight 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 sector. To learn more about this event visit here.

Partnership to Reduce Cancer in RI
     405 Promenade St, Ste. C
Providence, RI 02908
     (401) 443-2375 ext. 517

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