THE CITY WIRE: Major Cancer Study Begins in Fort Smith

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he Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS-3), presented by the American Cancer Society (ACS), is coming to the Fort Smith Region.

A deeply involved 20-30-year long continuation of two previous studies, which found links between smoking and cancer (in the 1950’s) and obesity and cancer (in the 1970’s), CPS-3 will host open enrollment at the Hennessy Room of St. Edward’s Mercy Medical Center on July 19 and 20.

Enrollment will run through the end of 2013, according to ACS Health Initiatives Representative Rhonda Bramell. Click here to read the full story from our partners at