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NE Ohio initiative to increase prostate cancer screening in African Americans

CLEVELAND–African American men in Cuyahoga County have a 60% increased risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer and an 80% increased risk of dying from prostate cancer compared to white men, according to data from the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.

With a new $2.75 million, three-year grant from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, researchers at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University will collaborate with a team of community partners in a different approach to fight this health disparity.

Read the full article here. 

source: EurekAlert