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Cancer Prevention Study-3

What if you could prevent even one family from hearing the words “you have cancer”?

Right now you have a unique opportunity to fight back against cancer by enrolling in the American Cancer Society’s new research study called the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). By joining CPS-3, you can help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer, which ultimately saves lives.
 

Who can join the study?
The study is open to anyone who:

  •  is willing to make a long-term commitment to the study, which means
    completing periodic follow-up surveys at home for the next 20-30 years
  • is between 30 and 65 years old
  • has never been diagnosed with cancer (not including basal or squamous
    cell skin cancer)

How can you participate?
Participation is easy. Your initial enrollment requires two steps and will involve
the following:

  • After scheduling your enrollment appointment, you will receive a
    confirmation email with instructions to go online and complete your first,
    most comprehensive survey. This survey will ask you questions regarding
    medications you are taking, family history of cancer, lifestyle and other
    behaviors and will take approximately 45 – 60 minutes to complete.
  • At your appointment, you will be asked to sign an informed consent form,
    complete a brief survey, provide a waist circumference measurement and
    a small blood sample (similar to a doctor’s visit). The blood sample will be
    taken by a certified, trained phlebotomist. Your appointment should last
    approximately 20 – 30 minutes.

To schedule an appointment visit CPS3Madison.org.

What else can you do?
Make sure to bring friends with you when you show up to change the world. And tell everyone you know about this historic opportunity to save lives and fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in your community.

Enrollment Times and Locations

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wisconsin State Capitol – Rotunda
2 East Main Street
Madison, WI 53703

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dean Health Clinic – West
Forest Room
752 North High Point Road
Madison, WI 53717

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lussier Family East YMCA
Youth Zone
711 Cottage Grove Road
Madison, WI 53716

Thursday, April 18, 2013
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Meriter Hospital
McConnell Hall – Classroom 2*
1010 Mound Street
Madison, WI 53715
*Across Brooks Street from hospital, enter on Brooks Street.
 

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lussier Family West YMCA
Youth Zone
5515 Medical Circle
Madison, WI 53719

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
YMCA – Northeast
Youth Zone
1470 Don Simon Drive

For more information visit cancer.org/cps3 or call 1-888-604-5888.

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