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    Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
    Chronic Disease Prevention Branch MC 1945
    PO Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

    Phone: (512) 776-6569
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Public Resources

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.

American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society (ACS) offers infor­mation, resources and books, social network­ing opportunities, transportation and housing, educational classes, support and visitation, and makeover enhancements to cancer patients and survivors in Texas.
http://www.cancer.org/

American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.  The website has information about lung disease including lung cancer, COPD, asthma, and influenza.
http://www.lung.org/

Centers for Disease Control
The CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control is advancing cancer prevention nationwide for everyone. Includes information about CDC cancer programs, educational campaigns, and shareable resources.
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/

LIVESTRONG
LIVESTRONG offers free, confidential, one-on-one support for anyone affected by cancer. Navigators can help you with the physical, emotional and financial issues related to cancer. Their free services are available in English and Spanish.

www.livestrong.org

Lung Cancer Treatment Information
A document created by the Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program that contains information adapted from the National Cancer Institute on lung cancer treatment.

Lung Cancer Treatment Information Document

 

National Cancer Institute
Information on common cancer types, tips to prevent cancer, information on clinical trials, help with quitting smoking, information materials and other resources. Visit the website for information or call 1-800-4-CANCER.
www.cancer.gov

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.  The website contains resources and information on breast cancer.
http://ww5.komen.org/

Workplace Wellness Tools from the American Institute for Cancer Research 
Here, you will find information and tools to help you establish and maintain a wellness program that will educate and engage employees. Your employees will find that taking care of their health becomes a routine part of their day, every day.

http://www.aicr.org/workwell/

Yes You Can – American Cancer Society Tobacco Quitline
Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. It can take up to seven attempts or more to successfully quit. But by calling the American Cancer Society Quitline, you’ll receive personalized support and the tools and strategies to help you become smoke-free. Call 877-YES QUIT and visit the website for more information.
http://www.yesquit.org/

Quit Smoking Community
Quit Smoking Community helps people quit smoking through a combination of quality information and strong community support.
Quit Smoking Community

Last updated April 25, 2019