Foundation to Create Black Research Group

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  An initiative is underway to raise funds for a unique research effort.

The Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Foundation is striving to raise $400,000 to launch the first African American prostate cancer research group. PCF officials say this is the first effort of its kind in the country.

“This is one of the most important projects that I have ever worked on because of the chance there is to make a difference,” said Rebecca Boudwin, executive director of the PPCF.

Boudwin noted that one out of two African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Read more here.