Texas Cancer Action Center


Action Center

ACS CAN Texas Town Hall - Dallas

Join us on Saturday, June 22nd for a town hall-style open discussion on the Texas Legislative session and how we can effectively ensure positive change in Texas!

We will meet at the Museum of Internatinoal Cultures, located at 411 E. Highway 67, Duncanville, TX 75137

Latest Updates

May 10, 2019

The vote reaffirms the importance of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

April 16, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas – The House of Representatives today voted to extend the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas’ impact by passing two bills related to the agency’s continuation and funding. House Joint Resolution 12, which passed by a vote of 130-15, authorizes another $3 billion in General Obligation Bonds

February 26, 2019

More than 150 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) advocates rallied near the steps of the Texas State House to show their support for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), a program that is fostering breakthroughs in cancer research and prevention.

October 23, 2018

HOUSTON – Oct. 23, 2018 – With an estimated 121,860 Texans receiving a cancer diagnosis this year, it has never been more important to discuss what can be done to prevent suffering and death from cancer. The inaugural American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Texas Research Breakfast will bring

State Contacts

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

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