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Budget Summary FY2018

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45900925 - Prostate Cancer Research
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017

Account Description FY2017
4590-0925 Prostate Cancer Research
For the costs of a prostate cancer awareness, education and research program focusing on men with African-American, Hispanic or Latino 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 funds from this item to a nonprofit foundation that shall leverage existing partnerships with other state-funded nonprofit research 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
270,000 275,000

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