Texas’ cancer-fighting program starts annual meeting as controversy remains fresh

AUSTIN — It’s been a tumultuous few months for Texas’ cancer-fighting program.

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, whose annual meeting begins Wednesday, has seen mass resignations, accusations of politics overtaking science and new divisions over how the state should best spend $3 billion in taxpayer money fighting cancer over the next decade.

AP: http://dallasne.ws/P2KrnZ


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