Cancer Outreach Outcomes

Cancer Screening Activity:

Healthy Lives Matter: Prostate Cancer Awareness and Screening – February 11th, 2017
Results:

  • 175 men tested; 250 attendees (education, counseling and nutrition demonstration)
    • 80% African American
    • 74% between ages of 40-69
    • 6 of 175 had abnormal PSA results requiring follow up and navigation

 

Cancer Program and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Grant:

Cancer Program and Research Institute of Texas Data

NOTE: CPRIT Grant has now expanded its colorectal cancer screening services to 35 counties across North Texas, including Tarrant County, and is managed by staff at Moncrief Cancer Institute (MCI). JPS has partnered with MCI to provide colonoscopy services for Tarrant county residents within this program.