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45900925 - Prostate Cancer Research
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

Account Description FY2015
4590-0925 Prostate Cancer Research
For the costs of a prostate cancer awareness and education program focusing in particular on men with African-American heritage, family history of the disease, and other men at high risk; provided, that the department of public health shall oversee and manage said program and shall grant not less than 85 per cent of the funds from this item to a nonprofit foundation that shall leverage existing partnerships with other state-funded nonprofit organizations and current and past federally, state and privately funded prostate cancer programs aimed at saving lives, improving quality of life and reducing health care costs
255,429 500,000

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