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Resource Center of the Alliance of State Pain Initatives
University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI 53706
The Alliance of State Pain Initiatives (ASPI) is dedicated to promoting cancer pain relief nationwide by supporting the efforts of State Cancer Pain Initiatives. Alliance of State Pain Initiatives is a voluntary, grassroots organizations composed of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, and representatives of clergy, higher education, and government. Initiatives and their participants provide education and advocacy to healthcare providers, cancer patients, and patients' families. The ASPI provides national leadership and advocacy for the Initiative movement, recommends program direction, supports Initiative growth and development, facilitates regular communication among Initiatives, fosters collaborations with other organizations, and organizes an annual national meeting for Initiatives. As part of a broader movement to promote high quality healthcare for all, the ASPI is working to create a nation in which no one suffers needlessly from cancer pain.
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