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BCCS Publications


Texas Cervical Cancer Strategic Plan

Texas Cervical Cancer Strategic Plan (229KB, PDF, Viewing Information)
Following the blueprint of the Texas Cancer Plan and the Action Plan on Breast and Cervical Cancers, the Cervical Cancer Strategic Plan provides a framework for guiding statewide activities and unifying efforts to reduce the impact of cervical cancer in Texas.

BCCS Action Plan



  • In this publication you will find health updates, contractor information and more. This newsletter provides great articles highlighting the impact Community Health Services is making in local communities. This quarterly publication may be found at the web address: Community Health Services Newsletters.

General Cancer Information

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
The state agency dedicated to reducing the human and economic impact of cancer on Texans through the promotion and support of collaborative, innovative, and effective programs and policies for cancer prevention and control.
Publications by the Texas Cancer Council and Council funded projects can be found at this link: http://www.cprit.state.tx.us/.

Cancer Alliance of Texas
The mission of the Cancer Alliance of Texas (CAT) is to engage organizations, agencies, institutions and individuals to work collaboratively to reduce the impact of cancer in Texas and promote the Texas Cancer Plan. The website can bce found at thie link: http://www.cancerallianceoftexas.org/.

Special CANCER Journal supplement on colorectal cancer
A colorectal cancer special supplement was published by the CANCER Journal. See http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jissue/112761499 (Volume 107, Issue S5, 1 September 2006, Supplement) for info and the articles.

Understanding Changes
- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has available Understanding Changes, a series of three patient education booklets, Understanding Breast Changes, Understanding Cervical Changes, and Under Standing Prostate Changes. These booklets are designed to alleviate the anxiety men and women may experience as a result of changes which are a natural part of aging or when they receive abnormal results from a screening test. The booklets cover facts, symptoms, changes common at different stages of life, and next steps in testing and diagnosis all in language easy for patients to understand. For more information or to order the booklets call NCI's Cancer Information Service toll-free at 1-800-4-CANCER or check out their web site at www.cancer.gov/publications.

Note: External links are not endorsed by the Texas Department of State Health Services.


Last updated August 26, 2013