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Texas Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Feb 9, 2022

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This program provides funding for evidence-based cancer prevention services for medically underserved areas and populations in Texas.

The program will fund projects that:

  • Deliver comprehensive services consisting of public and/or professional education, outreach, delivery of clinical services, follow-up navigation, and system/ policy improvements
  • Offer effective and efficient systems of delivery of prevention services based on the existing body of knowledge about and evidence for cancer prevention in ways that far exceed current performance in a given service area
  • Implement policy changes and/or system improvements that are sustainable over time
  • Provide tailored, culturally appropriate outreach and accurate information on early detection and prevention to the public and healthcare professionals that results in a health impact that can be measured
  • Deliver evidence-based survivorship services aimed at reducing the morbidity associated with cancer diagnosis and treatment

Program priorities include:

  • Populations disproportionately affected by cancer incidence, mortality, or cancer risk prevalence, including:
    • Uninsured and underinsured individuals
    • Medically unserved and underserved populations
    • Racial, ethnic, and cultural minority populations
    • Populations with low screening rates, high incidence rates, and high mortality rates,focusing on individuals never before screened or who are significantly out of compliance with nationally recommended screening guidelines
  • Geographic areas of the state disproportionately affected by cancer incidence, mortality, or cancer risk prevalence

Eligible applicants are Texas-based entities, such as:

  • Community-based organizations
  • Health institutions
  • Government organizations
  • Public and private companies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Academic health institutions
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Project period: Up to 3 years

Application process

Links to program guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Applications will be accepted between November 15, 2021 - February 9, 2022.

Tagged as
Cancer · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Health screening · Policy · Racial and ethnic groups · Uninsured and underinsured · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas

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