Helping you understand cancer-related policy issues

Wide-scale change cannot happen without effective public policy. This is why the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative closely monitors local, state, and federal policy issues affecting Wisconsin’s cancer burden. It’s also why we're the only group in Wisconsin that convenes health policy advocates from around the state to focus on cancer issues.

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Education

Learn about cancer-related policy issues that can affect your work and community.

Read the Policy Review

Our quarterly newsletter about cancer policy.

Track Legislation

Get e-alerts on state legislation. (External link)

Information

Use our cancer control resources to get the information you need when talking with decision-makers.

Action

Help advance the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative's Policy Agenda.

Every two years, our Policy Committee creates a new Policy Agenda to advance the goals of the Wisconsin Cancer Plan. You can help.

Policy Agenda 2018-2020

Wisconsin Cancer Plan

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Meet the Policy Committee

The Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative’s Policy Committee brings together health policy experts from a wide variety of health-related organizations to focus on cancer policy issues. The Policy Committee offers guidance to staff, supports the policy work of other member organizations, and actively engages in emerging cancer-related policy issues. Meet our current members:

Chair

HJ Waukau, Wisconsin Medical Society

 

Immediate Past Chair

Paul Westrick, Member-at-Large

Members

Dave Almeida, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Henry Anderson, UW Population Health Sciences

Jennifer Balistreri, Aurora Cancer Center

Nathan Berken, Medical College of Wisconsin

Ginny Finn, Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition

Nicole Hudzinski, American Heart Association

Jeron Jackson, Marshfield Clinic

Jan Klawitter, Wisconsin Public Health Association

Christina Lee, AbbVie

Jeremy Levin, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative

Noelle LoConte, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Carleigh Olson, Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

Kurt Oettel, Gundersen Health System

Chris Rasch, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Sara Sahli, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

Connie Schulze, UW Health

Julia Sherman, Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project

Sarah Strawbridge, Merck

Darcie Warren, American Lung Association in Wisconsin