Texas Tech University Health Science Center is helping uninsured women with free health screenings through its breast and cervical care in West Texas program.
ABILENE, Texas — Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Abilene has partnered with the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to help uninsured women receive no-cost health screenings in the Big Country.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is dedicated to remind women to get their breast screenings during this time.
CPRIT is a state agency that funds cancer research in Texas. Initially, CPRIT was funded in 2007, and reauthorized for funding in 2019. The agency received a $6B initiative towards prevention, academic research and product development research.
“Through programs such as the CPRIT’s program at Texas Tech, there are resources available for uninsured and underinsured women. I encourage everyone to seek out these resources,” CPRIT Chief Prevention Officer, Ramona Magid, said.
Regular health screenings can …