Cancer Prevention Study

Peoria Public Radio News
12:14 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

American Cancer Society looking for local participants in new study

The American Cancer Society is calling on Peoria and Bloomington residents to participate in its next cancer prevention study. The goal of the so-called CPS-3 study is to help identify new and emerging cancer risks.

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State News
7:23 am
Mon June 10, 2013

American Cancer Society to conduct new study

Stephen Hunt (in yellow) of the American Cancer Society instructs volunteers during a CPS-3 sign-up at the Stratton Building in Springfield on May 1, 2013. The Society will accept participants for the study throughout 2013. (Chris Slaby/IPR)

The American Cancer Society says a new national study could be a "gamechanger" in fighting the disease. IPR’S Chris Slaby has more.

Springfield resident Lisa Hopper says she's lost her father, an uncle, and one of her best friends to cancer. She says she signed up for the project.

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