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American Cancer Society holding study for cancer study

American Cancer Society holding study for cancer study
MGN Online
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 3:23pm

Residents of Smith and surrounding counties have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations.

Men and women age 30 to 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer (excluding basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers) are needed to participate in the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).

CPS-3 will enroll a diverse population of 300,000 people across the United States and Puerto Rico.

The opportunity for local residents to enroll in CPS-3 is being made possible in partnership with host sites East Texas Medical Center, Tyler Junior College-West Campus, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital and Clinic, and the University of Texas Health Northeast, Tuesday through Friday, October 1-4, 2013.

Eligible participants are asked to book an appointment to enroll by going to or calling 1-888-604-5888.

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