Monday, March 4, 2013

American Cancer Society Launches Cancer Prevention Study – 3 (CPS-3)

NGLCCNY Non-Profit Community Partner, The American Cancer Society is enrolling participants in its newest research study, the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) at various locations throughout Manhattan in April and May.

For information on enrollment appointment places, dates, and times, visit www.cps3manhattan.org. The enrollment appointment takes only 30 minutes!

Who can enroll?
Individuals between the ages of 30-65, with no personal history of cancer (except for basal or squamous cell skin cancers) and who are willing to make a long term commitment to the study.

What’s involved?
• Step 1 – Register for an enrollment appointment at www.cps3manhattan.org.

• Step 2 – Before your appointment, fill out the survey emailed to you about your health history. Don’t forget to print out the final confirmation page and bring it with you to your enrollment appointment!

• Step 3 – At your appointment, you will complete a brief survey, provide a waist circumference measurement and provide a small blood sample (7 teaspoons in total) taken by a certified, trained phlebotomist.

• Step 4 – Every 2 – 3 years, you will be sent a brief follow up survey to complete and return.

Want to do more?
The American Cancer Society seeks community members willing to spread the word about CPS-3, and volunteers to help with enrollment at any of the sites in April.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact Myrna Duarte, myrna.duarte@cancer.org.

Enroll early!! Visit www.cps3manhattan.org for enrollment information or to learn more about the study.



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