Understanding Cancer

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 3:59pm

The American Cancer Society is pushing a new initiative in an effort to expand its' cancer prevention study.

For the first time, residents of Shreveport-Bossier have a unique opportunity to participate locally in a historic cancer study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations from July 23-27.

The Study will end nationwide in 2013.

The goal of the study is to understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer.

Men and women who are willing to commit to the study must be between the ages of 30 and 65 and never have been diagnosed with cancer. To enroll, individuals must provide a waist measurement, give a small blood sample and complete baseline and enrollment survey.

For more information on CPS-3 and to register for this study, visit www.cps3northla.org.


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