External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.
AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System
Working hand-in-hand with its Texas A&M System partners, the state legislature, and the communities it serves, the mission of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service to serve Texans through community-based education. The AgriLife Extension offers a diverse array of educational programs, activities, and resources.
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Information gathered through telephone surveys on risk factors of chronic diseases, including cancer. The Texas BRFSS web site links to the CDC's national site.
C-Change is comprised of the nation's key cancer leaders from government, business, and nonprofit sectors. C-Change shares information; helps identify barriers, gaps, and opportunities related to its mission; seeks agreement on critical national priorities and supportive actions; and facilitates independent and collaborative efforts to achieve common goals. The C-Change website contains helpful tools and resources for individuals working in cancer.
Cancer Alliance of Texas
The Cancer Alliance of Texas engages organizations, agencies, institutions and individuals to work collaboratively to reduce the impact of cancer in Texas, and to promote the Texas Cancer Plan.
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.
Links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals.
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
CPRIT is the state agency that is charged with creating and expediting innovation in the area of cancer research; attracting, creating, or expanding research capabilities; and developing and implementing the Texas Cancer Plan.
Center for the Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
The Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities serves as a leader in addressing the systemic factors and identifying practice improvements that address the disproportionate representation and disparate outcomes for children, their families, and other vulnerable citizens within the Texas Health and Human Services System.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC’s mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats. Their website contains cancer data and statistics.
Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners (CCCNP)
The CCCNP has existed for over 10 years as a collaborative group of diverse national organizations working together to build and strengthen comprehensive cancer control (CCC) efforts across the nation. The CCCNP facilitates CCC coalitions to develop and sustain implementation of comprehensive cancer control plans at the state, tribe, territory, U.S. Pacific Island Jurisdictions and local levels.
The Community Guide
The Community Guide is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Topics include: Cancer, diabetes, health equity, physical activity, and tobacco.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
The National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) provides seed money, structure and support for developing and implementing Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.
M.D. Anderson Texas Cancer Data Center
Database at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center with information on health professionals, health facilities, demographics & statistics, and community resources.
Texas Cancer Registry
The Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) is a statewide population-based registry that serves as the foundation for measuring the Texas cancer burden, comprehensive cancer control efforts, health disparities, progress in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, as well as supports a wide variety of cancer-related research.