Our volunteer leadership at the Team Up Cancer is dedicated to leveraging the power of government to reduce death from cancer. We are a grassroots organization who is dedicated to recruit and unite concerned citizens to advance policies that will help improve care for those diagnosed with cancer.  
Team Up Cancer

Founder and CEO

Rico Dence is determined to educate and empower those affected by cancer. Rico is the founder of Up Cancer and was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia on November 22, 2014.

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Chris Chinnici
Wendy Vila 
Victor Dence
  Chris is a paralegal and has worked as an assistant clerk at the Connecticut General Assembly     

Wendy is an entrepreneur, real estate agent, and she was the host of Spanish television, a model, and  2014 Miss International Latina pageant. 
Victor has been a  school administrator for over 15 years