American Cancer Society enrolling local residents in Cancer Prevention Study-3

Puget Sounders Needed to Participate in CPS-3
Residents in the Puget Sound Area have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic national study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Between August 20 and August 24, the American Cancer Society will be enrolling local residents in Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) in the following areas:
Pierce County South King County Bellevue/Eastside

Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate in the study. A diverse population of up to three hundred thousand people across the United States and Puerto Rico are needed for researchers to better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer.To enroll in the study, individuals will need to schedule an appointment by August 5th and be willing to:· Read and sign an informed consent form;· Complete a comprehensive survey that asks for information on lifestyle, behavioral, and other health-related factors;· Have height, weight, blood pressure, heart rate, and waist circumference measured;· Give a small blood sample.The in-person enrollment process takes approximately an hour to complete. Periodic follow-up surveys of various lengths are expected to be sent every few years to participants.

For more information or to learn how to become involved with CPS-3, visit, email, or call toll-free 1-888- 604-5888. To register for CPS-3, visit

La Marco Mitchell| Community Relationship Manager
Great West Division | American Cancer Society, Inc.1313 Broadway Ste 100 
Tacoma, WA 98402Phone:  253.207.5142 | Mobile:  253.861.1469 | Fax: 253.272.4485 | 1.800.227.2345

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