Monday, November 12, 2012
Carol Hutchins commits to long-term American Cancer Society study with an enrollment site at Faurecia.
University of Michigan head softball coach Carol Hutchins has never been diagnosed with cancer, but she has chosen to take part in a unique cancer prevention study that has an enrollment site in Saline. The American Cancer Society (ACS) study is open to the public and is accepting signups at a handful of Washtenaw County locations, including Faurecia Saline. The study, called Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), will research people that have never been diagnosed with cancer, and look at factors such as lifestyle, environmental and genetics that cause or prevent cancer. According to the ACS, the study will enroll a diverse population of 300,000 people across the United States. About 140,000 people are currently enrolled in the study. …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Faurecia Saline is serving as an enrollment site for the American Cancer Society event.
Faurecia Saline is serving as an enrollment site for a monumental American Cancer Society research study. The project, entitled Cancer Prevention Study-3, is open to the public and is accepting signups at a handful of Washtenaw County locations. The study will aim to better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer. Men and women who are willing to commit to the long-term study must be between the ages of 30 and 65 and never have been diagnosed with cancer (with the exception of basal or squamous cell skin cancer). To enroll in the study, individuals provide a waist measurement, give a small blood sample and complete a short enrollment survey at the enrollment site. A longer, more …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Participants can register online through April to participate in the fundraiser at Hudson Mills Metropark.
Monday, March 26, 2012
The American Cancer Society’s second annual "Feet and Friends Fighting Colon Cancer" event will take place April 21 at Hudson Mills Metropark. The event will include a 5K run/walk and an 8K run. All ages and skill levels may participate, and all proceeds from the race will be donated to fund colon cancer awareness and prevention. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. Thanks to improvements in prevention, early detection and treatment, however, more than one million people in the United States are considered cancer survivors. “Feet and Friends Fighting Colon Cancer” was founded by Karen Lewis of Brighton, and Susan Snyder of Ann Arbor – two …