Participants sought for research study

If you’ve never had cancer, and are ages 30 to 65, an American Cancer Society research study needs you Aug. 6-10.

It is the final area enrollment for Cancer Prevention Study-3 or CPS-3. There is no cost.

The nationwide cancer study is in its third generation. Its predecessors, CPS-1 and CPS-2, began in the 1960s and 1980s.

Central Arkansas residents who qualify are encouraged to enroll by visiting cps3conway.org to make an appointment and complete a confidential health survey.

At their personal appointment, Aug. 6-10, participants will be asked to: Sign an informed consent form; Complete a brief survey; Provide a waist circumference measurement and Give a small blood sample similar to a routine doctor’s visit

Enrollment is limited to these locations and dates:

Aug. 6: Conway Regional Medical Center, 2302 College Ave., 7 -10:30 a.m.

Aug. 7: Conway Public Library, 1900 Tyler St., noon-3:30 p.m.

Aug. 7: Greenbrier City Event Center, 5 Lois Lane, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Aug. 8: Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Road, Conway, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Aug. 8: Conway Regional Medical Center, 2302 College Ave., 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Aug. 10: Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Road, Conway, 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Learn more at cps3conway.org or call 1-888-604-5888.

— From The American Cancer Society