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The West Texas Cancer Survivors Network-Phase 2 (WTCSN-2) is a partnership between Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Family and Community Medicine & The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). WTCSN-2 is an initiative to enroll cancer survivors in a network to provide cancer nutrition information, enhance quality of life, and encourage healthy habits for cancer survivors in west Texas. West Texas Cancer Survivors Network -2 and community partners are dedicated to providing cancer nutrition information to cancer patients and the citizens of Texas. The purpose of this website is to increase knowledge about cancer, nutrition, & survivorship to cancer survivors and others.

Our mission is connecting cancer survivors for better health!

WTCSN-2 is funded by CPRIT.  Website editorial content is not influenced by CPRIT, no conflict of interest exists, and no commercial advertising is permitted.

Information provided on this site  is meant to complement and not to replace any advice or information from a health professional.



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  • What's New!!

    Fact Sheets for Cancer Survivors

    The purpose of West Texas Cancer Survivors Network is to improve Quality of Life with the purpose of lowering the risk of a cancer recurrence or 2nd primary cancer through lifestyle changes. This includes health habits in the following survivorship areas:  cancer survivorship care plans (SCP) , quality of life (QoL), nutrition and diet, weight management, physical activity.

    Please access these fact sheets below:

    1. Who is a Cancer Survivor?
    2. Cancer Survivorship Care Plans
    3. Treatment Summary and Cancer Survivorship Care Plans
    4. Quality of Life
    5. Nutrition /Diet
    6. Weight Management
    7. Physical Activity
  • What's New!! (con't)

    WTCSN Cancer Survivor Enrollment Map

    WTCSN Cancer Survivor Enrollment Map - Click for larger imageA goal of West Texas Cancer Survivors Network is to enroll cancer survivors from each of the 108 counties of the TTUHSC catchment area known as west Texas. Blue highlighting displays counties representing  enrollment of cancer survivors during WTCSN Phase 1 (HSR 1).  Red highlighting displays additional counties representing  enrollment of cancer survivors during current Phase 2.

    We welcome partners to join with us in the effort of enrolling survivors into WTCSN.

    Please contact us if you would like to become a WTCSN Partner.

  • WTCSN-Phase 2 News

    NIH Clinical Research Trials

    One of our partners, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Workplace Overall Wellness Program (WOW), in order to educate employees about Clinical Research Participation, has posted the National Cancer Institute brochure Taking Part in Cancer Treatment Research Studies on TTUHSC WOW intranet or have made hard copies available to employees.

    TTUHSC employees are made aware of web-based information about clinical trials participation, such as NIH Clinical Research Trials and You.

    WTCSN wants our cancer survivors’ network and the public to be aware of Clinical Research Trial Participation.

    Why NIH Clinical Research Matters

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