You may be reading this because…
You want to learn about ways to:
- Lower your chances of getting cancer
- Help doctors learn more about preventing cancer.
This brochure tells you about taking part in a study that
may help find ways to prevent cancer.
A prevention trial is a research study.
A cancer prevention trial is a study of a large group of
people. A prevention trial tries to find better ways to
prevent people from getting cancer or lower the chances
that people will get it.
A prevention trial is different from a treatment trial.
A treatment trial finds better ways to treat cancer in people
who already have it.
"After my mother died
from breast cancer, I
wanted to do whatever I
could to keep from
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