Texas Cancer Information
Find the information you want ― get the resources you need.
Texas Cancer Information (TCI) can help you connect with the cancer information or services you need. TCI is a website that connects patients, caregivers, the general public, health care policy planners, physicians and other health professionals with reliable online cancer information – all at no cost.
Texas Cancer Information is leading efforts to ease the burden of cancer for Texans. We gather, organize and deliver the latest information to empower Texans with the knowledge needed to reduce the impact of cancer.
TCI will help you find resources in your area for cancer treatment, recovery and support. Best of all, our website is free - free to look for services and free to be listed as a service provider. TCI can help you with needs such as
- Where do I go if I am uninsured or have a low income?
- I want to find a cancer physician.
- I want to find a hospital or cancer treatment center.
- Hospice Information
- Where can I get a mammogram?
- Where can I get screened for colon cancer?
- How can I prevent cancer?
Cancer patients and survivors can find information related to the following needs
- I want to find a support group.
- I want to find help with transportation, housing or finances.
- I'm a cancer survivor. Where can I find support?
TCI provides easy access to cancer-related demographics and statistics for Texas and its regions. In this section you will find links to cancer incidence, cancer mortality and age-adjusted rates, population, poverty rates and health insurance coverage in the state. You can also learn more about Comprehensive Cancer Control in the Houston MSA, how to get involved in area coalitions and programs and how to work to fight and prevent cancer in your community.
- Texas Cancer Data & Statistics
- Data Products
- Guides for Comprehensive Cancer Control
- Funding Sources for Comprehensive Cancer Control
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan provides a strategy to measurably improve healthy behaviors, screening services and the cancer burden within the Houston MSA through collaborative programs involving community stakeholders. The plan focuses on policy, education (public and professional) and community services in eight goal areas.
- Energy Balance
- Colorectal Cancer
- Cervical Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Skin Cancer
Download our educational posters and other additional educational materials for your clinic or office. Don’t forget to take advantage of our free, online continuing education program for Texas nurses and social workers and learn about upcoming cancer summits.
Texas Cancer Information was established in 1986 and is funded by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.