CPRIT is committed to making its Web site accessible to all users. CPRIT welcomes comments and suggestions about ways through which it may improve the accessibility of the CPRIT website.

If the format of any material on the CPRIT website interferes with an individual' s ability to access information using assistive technology, please contact the CPRIT webmaster by sending an email to and putting "Regarding Accessibility" in the subject line, or by calling 512/463-3190. Please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the Web address of the requested material, and the requestor's contact information. Every attempt will be made to resolve the problem, however, due to technological resource limitations, CPRIT may be unable to address all issues.

CPRIT Link Request Policy

CPRIT maintains this website in order to provide Texans with information regarding CPRIT's functions and activities. CPRIT accepts link requests made by federal, state, and local governments as well as institutions of higher education and academic health institutions that provide information and services that benefit Texas citizens and businesses. At its discretion, CPRIT may accept link requests from non-governmental web sites that contain information or services related to cancer research and prevention that further the purpose of the CPRIT and/or provide access to information regarding CPRIT activities.

Every link request must be submitted to CPRIT to determine its relevance and appropriateness to CPRIT's mission. Links are approved based upon the following criteria:

  1. The external web site corresponds with CPRIT's mission for providing a point of access to information and services that is private, secure, convenient, and accessible.
  2. The site's content is appropriate with respect to CPRIT's mission and is not a site that exhibits hate, bias, discrimination, pornography, libelous, or otherwise defamatory content. The site may not belong to or support a political affiliation and may not further the agenda of a political organization or candidate running for office.

External websites must submit a link request to the CPRIT webmaster at The linked site must have a privacy and security policy statement accessible from their home page informing the user of what information is collected, how it is collected, how it is used, and how the user can review and correct the information. Linked sites must comply with the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) to ensure that persons with disabilities may access these sites.

Use of Information from the CPRIT Website

Unless otherwise noted on an individual document or file home page, CPRIT grants permission to copy and distribute files, documents, and information for non-commercial use, provided that the information is copied and distributed without alteration. CPRIT encourages organizations that link to this Internet site to comply with the provisions of the State Web Site Link and Privacy Policy. The link policy is available at

Site owners may not:

  • Capture state agency pages within the site owner's frames.
  • Present state agency website content as that of the site owner.
  • Otherwise misrepresent the content of the state agency pages.
  • Misinform users about the origin or ownership of the content of the state agency website.

Although the content of the CPRIT website is available to the public, certain information may be trademarked, service marked, or otherwise protected as CPRIT's intellectual property, and all CPRIT content is protected by federal copyright laws. Use of protected intellectual property must be in accordance with federal and state law and must reflect the copyright, trademark, service mark or other intellectual proper ownership of CPRIT.

Site owners must not link to CPRIT collaterals within the CPRIT site, especially in an effort to place the downloading burden on CPRIT's servers. Such an action may be considered a misuse of state resources. Site owners should contact CPRIT to request permission to use or copy content from the CPRIT website.

For questions about the use of CPRIT information, please contact the CPRIT webmaster at or 512/463-3190.

Removal Process

CPRIT reserves the right to deny or remove links to any website if it determines that a web site contains misleading or unsubstantiated claims or that it conflicts with the agency's mission. Links may also be removed if the link no longer points to the original information, if the access to the information has become difficult due to non-standard formatting, lengthy download times, or intrusive advertising, or the information is outdated, inaccurate or otherwise misleading.