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Support Funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

Texas is the second-largest funder of cancer research in the nation, thanks to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Without action from Texas state lawmakers, however, funding for this program is at risk.

Latest Updates

May 10, 2019
Texas

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

April 16, 2019
Texas

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
Texas

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
Texas

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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