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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

CPRIT

Ex-Executive Indicted In Texas Cancer Fund Scandal

A former top executive of Texas’ $3 billion cancer-fighting effort was indicted over an improperly awarded $11 million taxpayer-funded grant that plunged the state agency into turmoil, prosecutors said Friday.

12/06/2013

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Moratorium Lifted On Revamped Texas Cancer Agency

State leaders are finally lifting a nearly yearlong moratorium on a $3 billion cancer agency in Texas that came unraveled by a criminal investigation and questionable spending.

10/30/2013

CPRIT

Audit Blasts Texas Cancer Agency Over Transparency

A troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting agency in Texas under criminal investigation must address “significant issues” with accountability and transparency.

01/28/2013

CPRIT

Troubled Texas Cancer Agency Goes Before Key Panel

The state’s beleaguered $3 billion cancer-fighting effort is facing another round of scrutiny from lawmakers.

12/20/2012

Head Of $3B Texas Cancer Effort Asks To Resign

The executive director of a troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort in Texas has submitted his resignation letter amid escalating scrutiny over the management of the nation’s second-biggest pot of cancer research dollars.

12/11/2012

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Embattled Cancer Agency Changes Course On Grant

The state’s $3 billion cancer research initiative has changed course and will give a scientific review to an already approved project that led to a top agency executive resigning in protest.

06/07/2012