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Texas Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Jun 6, 2024

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The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas provides funding for the delivery of evidence-based clinical services to screen for cancer and precancer in underserved populations who do not have adequate access to screening, early detection interventions, and healthcare. Rural and/or medically underserved populations are a program priority.

Program objectives include:

  • Deliver comprehensive projects that include public and/or professional education, outreach, delivery of clinical services, follow-up navigation to diagnosis and cancer treatment, and system and/or policy improvements
  • Offer effective and efficient systems of delivery of screening services based on the existing body of knowledge about and evidence
  • Implement policy changes and/or system improvements that are sustainable over time and treatment
  • 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

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

The amount of total funding that applicants may request is dependent on the primary focus of the project and on the type of project:

  • New project: $1,500,000 for a 3 year project period
  • Initial expansion: $2,000,000 for a 3 year project period
  • Maintenance expansion: $2,500,000 for a 5 year project period
Application process

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

Tagged as
Cancer · Health disparities · Health screening · Texas

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.