Participants Sought for Cancer Study

You have an opportunity to help in the prevention of cancer in a new way.

Anderson Regional Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society are conducting a new cancer study.

The cancer prevention study-3, also know as CPS3, will begin in May as a way to better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that may cause or prevent cancer a new research study.

Wayne Herrington, administrative director of Anderson Cancer Center, says this is a way that everyone can help in the fight against cancer.

"If you are between the ages of 30 and 65 and have never had cancer," said Herrington. "This study is going to be looking at genetics, environmental, social aspects of our lives over the next 20 to 30 years to see how those things affect cancer in the future."

To sign up to take part in this study, visit Researchers say they want to get more than 400 participants from east Mississippi.

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