American Cancer Society Recruiting Local Residents for Cancer Prevention Study-3

Posted on: September 20, 2013

As it celebrates its 100th birthday, the American Cancer Society is looking to residents in Gainesville and Ocala to help finish the fight against cancer by reaching full enrollment in a historic research study. Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) will give scientists a better understanding of cancer causes and prevention. The Society is looking for local men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 from various racial/ethnic backgrounds with no personal history of cancer to help reach full enrollment of at least 300,000 people.

There will be three opportunities in the area for local residents to enroll in CPS-3:

• Wednesday, October 16, 2013
7:30 am-noon
West Marion Community Hospital
Professional Building, Second Floor Conference Room
4600 SW 46th St
Ocala, FL 34471
• Tuesday, October 22, 2013
7:30 am-noon
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Hospital Community Room
6500 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32614
• Thursday, October 24, 2013
4:30-8:30 pm
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Cancer Center
Health & Healing Room
6420 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32614

Participants must schedule appointments prior to registration events. This can be done online at or by calling 1-888-604-5888.

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