01 Dec: Coniglio Measure Would Help Fund Prostate Cancer Research

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senator Joseph Coniglio to establish a Prostate Cancer Education and Research program in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) was approved today by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

“Prostate cancer is the is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men, and the odds increase for African-Americans and men over age 65,” said Senator Coniglio, D-Bergen. “This funding would help New Jersey maintain its role as a national leader in health care research, and work to help save lives here in New Jersey and around the world.”