In November of 2010, Tuskegee University, one of America's most distinguished, historically black universities, and the Men's Health Institute at Saint Francis, entered into an historic partnership. Under this partnership, research teams will study African-American prostate biopsies in order to identify biomarkers relating to prostate cancer. The identification of these biomarkers will be an important step toward the development of effective means for preventing prostate cancer. It may even point the way to a cure.
This partnership, with its research, analysis, and outreach projects, will benefit not only African-Americans, but all who might fall victim to this silent killer.