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.
Learn about cancer-related policy issues that can affect your work and community.
Read the Policy Review
Our quarterly newsletter about cancer policy.
Get e-alerts on state legislation. (External link)
Use our cancer control resources to get the information you need when talking with decision-makers.
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 2021-2022
Wisconsin Cancer Plan
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
Nathan Berken, Medical College of Wisconsin
Carmyn Berg, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Beth Brunner, WI Cancer Collaborative
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
Michael Metcalf, DHS Tobacco Prevention & Control Program
Carleigh Olson, Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
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, WPHA and WALHDAB
Paul Westrick, Former Chair and member at large