Cancer research might get smaller slice of $3B pot - The Orange Leader

Texas bet $3 billion on curing cancer, but may soon spend less researching how to do it.

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But some researchers balk at arguments that research deserves less state dollars. Dr. Patrick Reynolds, director of the cancer center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said the research funding is vital in West Texas where three-quarters of all cancer research funding comes from the CPRIT.

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