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An Economic Assessment of the Cost of Cancer in Texas and the Benefits of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) and its Programs: 2015 Update
Report Published on December 21, 2015

Since 2010, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has served as a crucial aspect of improving cancer outcomes. CPRIT has helped attract leading cancer research scientists to Texas (including members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences), funded research projects which have resulted in thousands of publications and a number of new patents, and provided grants for screening and related education which are improving access to lifesaving testing for some of the state's most vulnerable populations. The most recent cancer statistics indicate that incidence and outcomes in Texas are improving relative to those in the nation as a whole, due in part to CPRIT efforts.

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The Economic Cost of Cancer in Texas
Video Delivered on December 21, 2017

Dr. Perryman discusses the economic costs associated with cancer in Texas in a video produced by the American Cancer Society which discusses the importance of the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas.

How is Texas contributing to cancer research and prevention, and what economic benefits are involved?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 07, 2019

Among the decisions Texas voters made in November was approving Proposition 6, which continues the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.