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CPS-3 Enrollment - Southern New Jersey
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Research today for a cancer-free tomorrow.

The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is helping to create a world with less cancer...and more birthdays. CPS-3 is a grassroots effort where local communities from across the country can support cancer research not just through fundraising efforts, but also by participating actively in this historic research study.

The American Cancer Society’s Epidemiology Research Program is inviting men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 years who have never personally been diagnosed with cancer to join this historic study.  The ultimate goal is to enroll at least 300,000 adults from various racial/ethnic backgrounds from across the U.S. The purpose of CPS-3 is to better understand the lifestyle, behavioral, environmental and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer and to ultimately eliminate cancer as a major health problem for this and future generations.

Participation is easy and enrollment is available in your local community. Local enrollment is being made possible in partnership with Cape Regional Medical Center, Inspira Medical Center – Woodbury, Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA, Tabernacle Baptist Church, and Bethany Baptist Church. Your initial enrollment requires two steps and will involve the following:

  • After scheduling your enrollment appointment, you will receive a confirmation e-mail 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.  This survey should be completed prior to your appointment time.
  • At your appointment, you will be asked to sign an informed consent form, complete a brief survey, as well as 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.

Enrollment is taking place at:
Cape Regional Medical Center
Classrooms 3 and 4, Next to Cafeteria
2 Stone Harbor Boulevard
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Inspira Medical Center – Woodbury
Dining Rooms A and B, Off of the Cafeteria
509 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
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Thursday, November 14, 2013, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA
2nd Floor – Riggins Room
1159 East Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
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Friday, November 15, 2013, 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tabernacle Baptist Church
150 East Second Street
Burlington, NJ 08016
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Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Bethany Baptist Church
Harvest Room
1115 East Gibbsboro Road
Lindenwold, NJ 08021
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 Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Following enrollment, you will periodically receive mailed surveys at home every few years to update your information. You will also receive annual study newsletters to update you on research taking place in the Cancer Prevention Studies.

Confidentiality is of the upmost importance to us, and we will make every effort to protect the privacy of study participants. We have multiple procedures in place to safeguard personal information that is collected. All personal information and any individual results of blood analyses that may be performed will be kept strictly confidential by American Cancer Society research staff. There will be no cost to you to participate.

For more information about CPS-3, please visit www.cancer.org/cps3 or email cps3@cancer.org or call toll-free 1-888-604-5888.


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