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Overview

Agency History

Scope and Contents of the Records

Arrangement of the Records

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Cancer surveys, 1993,

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention, Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program:

An Inventory of Cancer Surveys at the Texas State Archives, 1993



Overview

Creator: Texas. Dept. of Health. Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention. Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program.
Title: Cancer surveys
Dates: 1993
Abstract: Records present are cancer surveys that were completed for a cancer study after 900 women were interviewed/screened for breast or cervical cancer. The surveys are dated 1993 and were conducted by the Texas Department of Health, Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP). The instructions to complete a survey were legally required by state law and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Quantity: 5 cubic ft.
Language English.

Agency History

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) was authorized by federal legislation, Public Law 101-354, as the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act of 1990. The program operates within the Texas Department of Health and is funded under cooperative agreement with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with some funding also from the Texas Cancer Council. The purpose of the program is to provide breast and cervical cancer screening at no cost to low-income women. The program also provides community outreach, professional education, and data analyses.

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Scope and Contents of the Records

Records present are cancer surveys that were completed for a cancer study after 900 women were interviewed/screened for breast or cervical cancer. The surveys are dated 1993 and were conducted by the Texas Department of Health, Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP). The instructions to complete a survey were legally required by state law and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Records serve as documentation that the screenings were actually completed. Questions in the survey relate to health care the women received and health problems the women may have experienced.

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Arrangement of the Records

Surveys are numbered individually and appear to be arranged in roughly numerical order within each box.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Restrictions on Use

None.

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Index Terms

The terms listed here were used to catalog the records. The terms can be used to find similar or related records.
Subjects:
Cervix uteri--Cancer--Texas.
Breast--Cancer--Texas.
Document Types:
Questionnaires--Texas--Cancer--1993.
Functions:
Documenting breast cancer.
Documenting cervical cancer.

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Related Material

The following materials are offered as possible sources of further information on the agencies and subjects covered by the records. The listing is not exhaustive.

Texas State Archives
Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Disease Control and Epidemiology, Cancer Registry Division, 1975-1989, 2.94 cubic ft.
Texas Cancer Council, Records, 1984-2001, 1.31 cubic ft.
Texas Legislative Task Force on Cancer in Texas, Records, 1974-1988, 45.42 cubic ft.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), Cancer surveys, Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention, Texas Department of Health. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession number: 1997/097

These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Texas Department of Health on March 25, 1997.

Processing Information

Lisa Hendricks, June 1997

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Detailed Description of the Records

 

Cancer surveys, 1993,
5 cubic ft.

box
1997/97-1 002124 - 002163
002164 - 002199
002200 - 002240
box
1997/97-2 002241 - 002280
002281 - 002001
002003 - 002049
002050 - 002082
002084 - 002099
box
1997/97-3 002027 - 002123
002100 - 002910
002300 - 002314
002911 - 002909
003006 - 003288
box
1997/97-4 003125 - 003137
003138 - 003173
003147 - 003164
003174 - 003200
003028 - 003054
003289 - 003313
003314 - 003338
box
1997/97-5 3067 - 3099
3102 - 3124
3203 - 3231
3001 - 3027
3233 - 3268
3055 - 3076
3340 - 3910

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