UT Tyler Health Science Center to start 2 new cancer programs thanks to million in CPRIT grant funding

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of TEXAS (CPRIT) oversight committee approved approximately $3.5 million for the...

August 24, 2022
12:32 AM

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of TEXAS (CPRIT) oversight committee approved approximately $3.5 million for the the University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center (HSC) to fund two CPRIT cancer prevention related programs. The DEFEAT (Delivering Education, Focused Navigation, and Equitable Access throughout East Texas) program will focus on recruiting underserved and uninsured women, between 40 to 75 years of age, to have proper access to breast cancer screenings.

Alisha Tagert