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

Policy Review newsletter

Read our quarterly newsletter about cancer policy.

Track Legislation

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


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

Resource Center

Filter our full list of resources by cancer type, resource type, keyword/topic, and more.


Help advance the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative's Policy Agenda.

The WCC Policy Committee develops and monitors a biennial Policy Agenda designed to reduce our state's cancer burden and advance the goals of the Wisconsin Cancer Plan. You can help.

Policy Agenda 2021-2022

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:


Kurt Oettel, MD, Gundersen Health System


Henry Anderson, UW Population Health Sciences

Dana Bacon, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Jennifer Balistreri, Aurora Cancer Center

Carmyn Berg, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Nathan Berken, Medical College of Wisconsin

Beth Brunner, Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative

Maureen Busalacchi, Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project

Ginny Finn, Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition

Rob Gundermann, Coalition of Wisconsin Aging and Health Groups

Nicole Hudzinski, American Heart Association

Jeron Jackson, Marshfield Clinic

Jeremy Levin, Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative

Noelle LoConte, MD, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Sara Sahli, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

Connie Schulze, UW Health

Sarah Strawbridge, Merck

Wendy Vander Zanden, DHS Tobacco Prevention & Control Program

Darcie Warren, Wisconsin Public Health Association and Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards

Paul Westrick, Past Committee Chair and member-at-large