More participants needed for cancer prevention study

Hundreds of people have responded to the call to participate in an historic cancer prevention study in Birmingham.{} More participants are needed.

The goal of the CPS-3 study is help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer, which will ultimately save lives.

The American Cancer Society is holding a community-wide enrollment beginning August 22nd at area YMCA's and the Birmingham Crossplex.{} Enrollment ends August 29th.

Those who can enroll must be between 30 and 65 years old and never have been diagnosed with cancer.

Click here to find out when and where the community-wide enrollment events will be held.