American Cancer Society and RWJUH Seek Participants for Cancer Prevention Study
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The partnering organizations seek individuals who have been impacted by cancer or are passionate about helping to discover better ways to prevent, treat, and potentially cure cancer to participate in Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).
A kick-off event* will be held on April 9 from 11 a.m. to noon in RWJUH’s large private dining room, which is located on the second floor of the hospital’s North Building (above the main lobby).
The study is open to anyone who:
- Is between 30 and 65 years old
- Has never been diagnosed with cancer (not including basal or squamous cell skin cancer)
- Is willing to make a long-term commitment to the study, which involves completing periodic follow-up surveys at home
All the information participants need to know about CPS-3 will be shared at this event. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. The one-hour program follows at 11 a.m.
The partnering organizations will enroll participants beginning on May 22 at RWJUH. For more details, please visit www.cps3centralnj.org or call, toll-free, 1-888-604-5888.
About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is a 600-bed academic medical center and the principal hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J.
RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care, from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation; cancer care; and women’s and children’s care, including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (www.bmsch.org).
The hospital is a Level I Trauma Center and serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.
RWJUH has earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety. It ranks among “America’s Best Hospitals,” according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2012 survey; it is the sixth consecutive year that RWJUH has achieved this prestigious ranking. Also in 2012, U.S.News & World Report ranked BMSCH among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH among the nation's best comprehensive cancer centers. The Leapfrog Group rated RWJUH among the 50 exceptional U.S. hospitals, as published in Consumers Digest, and has given the hospital an “A” grade for safety and quality. Harvard University researchers, in a study commissioned by The Commonwealth Fund, identified RWJUH as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation for clinical quality. RWJUH is a four-time recipient of the prestigious Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence