Cancer Prevention Study-3

The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is a collaborative between local and national organizations, including over 300,000 men and women to help support cancer research. At this time over 13.7 million people in America have lived through cancer and many millions more have avoided it. The Cancer Prevention Study-3 is aimed at helping people become educated on preventing cancer from affecting their lives, and those of their friends and families.

CPS-3’s goals include not only educating, and fund raising for cancer prevention, they also support cancer research through their historic study. At this time the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) has concluded and no more enrollments are allowed. However, you can still become involved by emailing CPS3@cancer.org or call their free helpline at 1-888-604-5888.

Research in to Cancer Prevention

Cancer is one of the most leading causes of death in the entire world. There are indeed a lot of factors that contribute to its existence and these include both the modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors. Among the modifiable risk factors include diet or nutrition, weight, and lifestyle. While the non-modifiable risk factors include the age, gender, and family history. It is very essential that one take serious consideration in doing cancer prevention research and take precautionary actions to help eliminate risk factors before they come. As part of the research, you should search on the best healthy living lifestyle you could do. Since non-modifiable risk factors may not be avoided, do everything to get rid of the modifiable risk factors.

Having a healthy nutrition plan is one of the most important ways you can maintain well being. Make sure that you will eat nutritious foods that are balanced in quantity and these include the carbohydrates, protein, and fats. It is necessary to eat these kinds of foods in moderate amount because its excess or deficiency will have an effect. Keep in mind to avoid foods that are high in preservatives because these are not good to your health. Along with these healthy eating habits comes with your weight. When you are on a balanced diet, you will certainly get the ideal body weight which is not being too obese or too skinny. In addition, you need to have a good lifestyle by balancing rest and exercise. It is vital to do some exercises at least two to three times a week as part of your activities of daily living.

Cancer prevention research also means that there will be assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation that need to be done. By doing an assessment, early detection can be observed and this can easily be achieved by doing health education. In this way, people may become aware by receiving information regarding cancer, thus, they will be able to have early assessments on their own and seek medical consultation once something wrong is noticed because they will already have the knowledge on the various risk factors of cancer. Read here to learn more about early detection of cancer.

Doing the cancer prevention research needs funding as certain actions need to be implemented to reach out to the people who can be shared with very essential details regarding preventing cancer. There are groups of people who have already been funding this kind of program for the benefit of the people. In this way also, interventions like treatments can be prepared aside from the preventive measures that can be done.

Cancer prevention research organizations seek to reach out to individuals in any way in order to share educational teaching that they all deserve. This indeed can become very beneficial for all as risk factors for various kinds of cancer can be known and preventive measures can be done in advance. People who are affected with cancer are not the only ones who can benefit to all these because their families as well are part of this as support system is needed in the course of the disease. It is vital that each and every person gives importance to cancer prevention research with great diligence.

Cancer Prevention Resources

You can read more information about the findings of the Cancer Prevention Study 3 by visiting Cancer.org. The Mayo Clinic also provides 7 tips to help reduce your risk of cancer and can be found by visiting Mayoclinic.org.

Supporters

We want to thank the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium for their work in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. We appreciate the health care workers at CNAedu who donated their time to assist with distribution of educational materials. We also want to show appreciation for the Relay for Life organization for their efforts to bring awareness and fundraising to help find a cure and eliminate cancer.

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