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Volunteers needed for cancer prevention study

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A once in a lifetime cancer prevention study in WAVE Country could change how doctors detect and treat cancer all around the world.

Floyd Memorial Hospital, Baptist East Hospital and the Southern Indiana YMCA have been registering as many volunteers as they can to participate in the American Society's Cancer Prevention study.

When looking at the death rate for all cancers combined Kentucky is number one in the nation, while Indiana does much better at number 36.

Those interesting in enrolling for the study can meet Tuesday, March 19, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Baptist Health Louisville located on Kresge Way and Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

Registration is also available from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the YMCA on Hamburg Pike in Jeffersonville.

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