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Support Prop. 6 with ACS CAN

On Nov. 5, Texas voters will have the opportunity to approve an additional $3 billion in bond funding to support the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) and we need advocates ready to fully engage in the ballot initiative.

Latest Updates

November 6, 2019

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 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.

October 11, 2019

A new poll says a majority of Texan voters support infusing taxpayer dollars into cancer research and prevention programs here at home, and state leadership are calling on citizens to vote yes on Proposition 6 this November to ensure that work continues uninterrupted.

September 26, 2019

Texans Fighting Cancer, a broad coalition led by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, implores voters to vote yes for Proposition 6 on the general ballot Nov. 5. Proposition 6 will renew the bonds originally authorized to fund CPRIT, infusing another $3 billion into research and prevention programs working to stop the disease that will claim an estimated 41,000 Texans this year.

State Contacts

Marina Hench
Senior Government Relations Director
Charlie Gagen
Texas Grassroots Director
Adrienne Lynch
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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