Cancer prevention project receives grant - LubbockOnline.com


$2.7 million grant to reduce cancer burden

The Against Colorectal Cancer in our Neighborhoods project has been funded for $2.7 million over the next three years to help reduce the burden of colorectal cancer in El Paso by The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

ACCION is a collaboration between the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Center of Excellence in Cancer. They are joined by more than 20 academic and community-based organizations throughout El Paso County, including University Medical Center of El Paso, the Cancer and Chronic Disease Consortium, Centro San Vicente, La Fe, Project Vida and the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation.

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