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Community Network for Cancer Prevention

Houston, Texas

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Community Network for Cancer Prevention
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Cancer Resources

The OOHD offers a variety of compelling educational resources to promote awareness of the importance of cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. We offer free online tools to help audiences learn about cancer-detection tests and learn how to calculate their personal risks for cancer. The OOHD works to help host community plays and monologues to raise awareness about cancer prevention. We also provide a free online decision aid that assists women in making informed decision about treatment options for breast cancer.

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Community Network for Cancer Prevention

The OOHD at the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine was awarded a three-year, $2.5 million, prevention grant from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas.

The OOHD and the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, in collaboration with Harris Health System, San José Clinic, Tomagwa Health Care Ministries, Hope Clinic, Neighborhood Centers, and the American Cancer Society was awarded a three-year, $1.4 million prevention grant from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas.

This collaborative will is an extension of the Community Network for Cancer Prevention, to include the improvement of breast cancer screening services and referral and follow-up processes for medically underserved Harris County residents with abnormal mammograms. The CNCP has expanded their mission to include raising awarenss about breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer prevention and screening.

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