CPRIT’s prevention grant awards make it possible for proven cancer prevention strategies and early detection programs and services to reach many more Texans and ultimately decrease the personal and economic burden of cancer statewide.  Ten percent of the total amount of money CPRIT awards each year is specifically devoted to delivering cancer prevention programs and services in Texas.


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At a Glance: Prevention's Impact in Texas


Learn how CPRIT's prevention efforts are reducing the burden of cancer in Texas.


Current Prevention Funding Opportunities
for Fiscal Year 2018*

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* Dates are subject to change

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Dr. Rakhshanda Rahman

CPRIT prevention grantee Dr. Rakhshanda Rahman of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has partnered with Amarillo’s public health department on “mobile health village” events, providing underserved women in the Texas Panhandle with breast and cervical cancer education and screenings.