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Latest Updates

September 9, 2020
Texas

The evening of Saturday, Sept. 12, buildings along Dallas’ skyline and Fort Worth’s landmarks will glow yellow as part of the 10 th annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Lights of Hope celebration.

March 3, 2020
Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – This fall, Texans on Medicaid with an average risk of receiving a colorectal cancer diagnosis may have their screenings covered starting at age 45. Texas Health and Human Services recently updated its Medicaid policy to align with current American Cancer Society guidelines, which lowers the starting age

November 6, 2019
Texas

CPRIT has funded more than 5.7 million prevention services in all 254 counties, which led to the detection of over 3,600 cancers and the identification of over 17,000 pre-cancers.

October 15, 2019
Texas

Texas State Sen. Jane Nelson received the Advocacy in Action in recognition of her dedication to ensuring continued investment in the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

Texas Events

October 8, 2020

Cancer Disparities in South Texas: Before & Beyond COVID-19 Equity, inclusion, and the future of individualized medicine weigh heavily on our minds. Join us for an inspiring conversation with researchers, clinical workers, and public leaders as we explore existing cancer disparities in South Texas and how the...

State Contacts

Kyle DeLeon
Texas Grassroots Manager
Adrienne Lynch
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.