American Cancer Society Seeks Participants for Cancer Prevention Study

The American Cancer Society is looking for Anne Arundel County residents between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer to participate in an upcoming Cancer Prevention Study-3  (CPS-3) on September 15-21.

The American Cancer Society will host an informational meeting about an upcoming Cancer Prevention Study at the AACPS’ Carver Staff Development Center in Gambrills.

Representatives from the American Cancer Society and community leaders including Maryland Senator Ed Reilly (R-33), Cathy Copertino, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel Medical Center Cancer Institute and Dr. Rian Dickstein of Chesapeake Urology Associates will be at the kick-off event on Thursday, July 18  to provide Anne Arundel residents with information about the study.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and is being held at the at the Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ Carver Staff Development Center which is located at 2671 Carver Road in Gambills.

Enrollment in the study by eligible members of the community will help researchers better understand the lifestyle, environmental and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer.

Interested individuals are encouraged to attend to learn more about the study or enroll at

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About Cynthia Giorgio

I'm Cynthia Giorgio, co-founding editor of South River Source. I love to write about the people, places, news and events in South County. Send story ideas to or call me at 301-906-4767.

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