Sheena Robertson

10:17am

Tue July 16, 2013
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American Cancer Society in Shreveport seeks hundreds of study participants

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The American Cancer Society aims to recruit 500 people from the Ark-La-Tex to participate in the third generation of a cancer prevention study that first began in the 1960s. The organization has partnered with the YMCA in Shreveport and two other organizations to host sign-up events for the study. It involves taking an initial waist measurement and drawing a small blood sample. 

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