Tools and Resources

The Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) collects, maintains, and provides data and statistics on cancer in Texas. The following organizations provide additional information on cancer that might be helpful to the general public, patients, caregivers, and survivors.  

*The TCR's referral to these organizations is informational and does not imply endorsement by the TCR or the Texas Department of State Health Services. 

Paying for Cancer Treatment 

Phone:  800-318-2596 provides information on health insurance options, including insurance exchanges, Medicaid, and Medicare. 

Texas County Indigent Health Care Programs 

Phone:  800-222-3986, extension 6467 

The County Indigent Health Care Program helps low-income Texans who don't qualify for other state or federal health care programs get access to health care services. 

2-1-1 Texas 

Phone:  211 or 877-541-7905 

2-1-1 Texas has information from state and local health and human services programs, including Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Breast and Cervical Cancer Services, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). 

Frequently Asked Questions