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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

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Texas Cancer Agency Heads Back To Work

Leaders of the state’s $3 billion cancer agency are returning to the Texas Capitol, but this time under better circumstances than the last time.

11/01/2013

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Revamped Texas Cancer Agency Ready For New Start

The end of a nearly yearlong moratorium for the state’s $3 billion crusade against cancer is getting the agency back to work after months of turmoil.

10/31/2013

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Cancer Fighting Agency’s Finances In Question

Prosecutors say a shuttering nonprofit that served a troubled cancer-fighting agency in Texas owes $100,000 more to the state than originally reported to lawmakers.

04/08/2013

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Reeling Cancer Agency Goes Before Senate Panel

Texas lawmakers are getting their first crack in the Legislature at grilling leaders of the state’s troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting agency.

02/05/2013

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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

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Texas Cancer Agency Probe Clears Officials

Criminal prosecutors investigating a troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort in Texas have cleared current state officials and board members with the agency, a spokesman for the board chairman said Tuesday.

01/23/2013

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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