The 2017 Rhode Island Cancer Summit

Responding to the Challenges: Finances, Biologics & Pain

Thank you to our presenters! 

Alerino Iacobbo, OD, discusses his experience as a cancer survivor.

John Reagan, MD, provides an update on the use of biologic treatments in cancer care.

Our keynote speaker, Joanna L. Fawzy Morales, Esq., shares valuable information on finances and cancer treatment.

Ellie Collins, MS, RN, APRN-CNS, gives an overview of cancer pain before moderating our panel. 

Our panelists discussing various modalities for controlling pain for cancer patients.  From left to right: Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD, BCPS; Tina Rizack, MD, MPH; Shakay Kizirian, LCSW; & Regina Cobb, MSW, BCMT.

Congratulations to the 2017 Partnership Award Recipients!

After receiving nominations from our members, the Board of Directors of The Partnership voted to present...

The Joseph DiMase Memorial Healthcare Professional Award to Angela Taber, MD (Left) to recognize her dedication to her patients and all of the fantastic work she’s done to support the mission of The Partnership.

The Spirit Award to Melissa Campbell, MPH (Right) to honor her for going above and beyond in her engagement with the work of The Partnership as Co-Chair of both our Prevention Work Group and Summit Planning Committee.

We are very lucky to have the dedicated support of Dr. Taber and Melissa, as well as all of our members who help to make the Partnership successful in reducing the burden of cancer in our state. Thank you for all that you do!

Thank you to our sponsors! 

Presenting Sponsor 

Bronze Sponsors

Friends & Exhibitors

American Massage Therapy of RI

Care New England

CCRI Therapeutic Massage Program

Johnson & Wales Nutrition Society

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Pawtucket Cancer Control Task Force

The Rhode Island Department of Health

- Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

- Oral Health Program

- Immunization Program

 - Tobacco Control Program

- Women’s Cancer Screening Program


Partnership to Reduce Cancer in RI
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Providence, RI 02908
     (401) 443-2375 ext. 517

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The Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island, 2021. The Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Tax ID Number: 85-2361783

This program is supported in part by Cooperative Agreement Number NU58DP006291, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and awarded to the Rhode Island Department of Health. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services, or the Rhode Island Department of Health.