The American Cancer Society will host a press conference at the Mobile Chamber of Commerce to officially announce a community-wide enrollment for its Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), hosted by Infirmary Health, YMCA of South Alabama and Meyer Vacation Rentals.
The press conference will address the health, business and community impact of this collective effort.
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Mobile Chamber of Commerce, Atrium
To better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer, the American Cancer Society's Department of Epidemiology & Surveillance Research is recruiting 300,000 adults across the U.S. and Puerto Rico for a new research study, the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). The American Cancer Society hopes to recruit at least 800 participants in the Mobile area.
For more information on CPS-3 and to register for the study, go www.cps3SouthAlabama.org
Speakers will include:
Kimberly Williams, State Vice President for the American Cancer Society
Kenneth Brewington, M.D., Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Infirmary Health
Mark Hanke, Chief Executive Officer, YMCA of South Alabama
Missy Zak, Vice President Marketing and Communications, Meyer Vacation Rentals
Mayor Sam Jones, City of Mobile
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