American Cancer Society Seeking Volunteers for Cancer Prevention Study-3


April 9, 2013, 9:00AM - April 20, 2013, 7:00PM


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The American Cancer Society is recruiting Sacramento residents ages 30 to 65 who have no personal history of cancer to participate in their long-term study called the Cancer Prevention Study-3 or CPS-3. This study is about lifestyles of various racial/ethnic populations. By joining CPS-3, participants can help researchers understand how to prevent cancer. The goal is to enroll at least 300,000 adults from across the U.S.

To be eligible, you should:

  • be between 30 and 65 years old
  • have no personal history of cancer (this does not include basal or squamous cell skin cancer)
  • be willing to make a long-term commitment to the study which simply involves completing periodic follow-up questionnaires.


Study participation typically involves:

  • reading and signing an informed consent form
  • completing a survey
  • providing a waist circumference measurement
  • providing a small blood sample (similar to a doctor’s visit)


Anyone living in Sacramento who is interested in participating can click here for exact locations and times to register. Times may vary. To view other enrollment dates and locations across the U.S., click here

To read a recent news article on The Sacramento Bee about the CPS-3 with a brief interview from AANCART PI, Dr. Moon Chen, click here.


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