The National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer (NBLIC) mission is to:

  • Increase awareness and utilization of cancer prevention methods and services.
  • Raise consciousness about the excessive burden of cancer for African Americans.
  • Mobilize leadership in Philadelphia and throughout the state to reduce disparities.
  • Represent the interest of the Black Community to public forums to assure that the priorities of prevention, health promotion and quality medical care are clearly defined objectives of social policy.