About Us

In 2001, the Washington State Department of Health formed the Comprehensive Cancer Control Partnership. Since then, the name changed to Washington CARES About Cancer Partnership.

As a united force in Washington State, we’re listening and responding in order to make fighting cancer achievable, advocating equal access to all for quality prevention and early diagnosis, treatment, end of life care, and survivorship resources and support. Our passion pushes us to utilize our unique skills and expertise to make a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer, WA CARES currently helps coordinate the following:

Washington Alliance for Cancer Survivorship

Washington State Cancer Screening Network

Check Out Some of Our Partners:

The Breast, Cervical, and Colon Health Program at the Washington State Department of Health

CDC - Cooperative Agreement

Washington State Cancer Registry

National Assocation of Chronic Disease Directors - Cancer Committee

National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

American Cancer Society


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Swedish Cancer Institute

George Washington University Cancer Center

University of Washington