Wednesday, December 12, 2012

CPS-3 Champions!

The American Cancer Society is working on one of it's biggest research projects ever- A ground breaking study that will have an enormous impact on our ability to prevent cancer and create more birthdays!

Tell people about it!

What is CPS-3?
The American Cancer Society will be enrolling participants in CPS-3, their newest research study.  CPS-3 (Cancer Prevention Study-3) is a landmark research study that offers those who have NEVER been diagnosed with cancer, the unprecedented opportunity to advance cancer research by participating first-hand in a cancer research study.  The study will help researchers to understand the lifestyle, environmental & genetic factors that may cause or prevent cancer.

What is a CPS-3 Community Champion?
CPS-3 Community Champions educate their friends, family and community about CPS-3 and help to promote and drive community enrollment and participation in this lifesaving study.

Who can be a CPS-3 Community Champion?
EVERYONE! can be a Champion and help get the word out.  Whether you are cancer free, a caregiver, a cancer survivor, an avid fundraiser for a cure, or interested in honoring friends or loved ones, you can be a champion.  No fundraising is involved.

General Responsibilities:
  • Work with local staff to promote CPS-3 enrollment to your personal and professional network
  • Engage a minimum of 25 qualified individuals in the study
  • Participate in the CPS-3 conference calls weekly
  • Communicate progress regularly to designated lead
  • Understand the long term commitment participants are making to the study
  • Follow the research protocol for the study as laid out by ACS

Time Commitment:
2 month time frame, 1-2 hours per week

If interested, in being a Champion, please contact Laurie Frey at or by calling 301-514-2783

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