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Harrison Issues March-April 2013 edition of Message from CEO - 3/22/2013

Video program highlights Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3)
What if you could prevent even one person from hearing the words “you have cancer”?

Harrison’s March-April edition of Message from the CEO features information on Cancer Prevention Study #3 (CPS-3) from Scott Bosch, president and CEO of Harrison Medical Center. In this episode, learn how YOU can help researchers from the American Cancer Society better understand the genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer, which will ultimately save lives. The study is open to anyone who:

· Is between 30–65 years of age

· Has never been diagnosed with cancer (not including basal or squamous cell skin cancer)

· Is willing to make a long-term commitment to the study, which involves completing periodic follow-up surveys at home.

Kitsap County residents have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in this third installment of a historic research study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. The American Cancer Society and Harrison Medical Center are looking for 500 Kitsap County residents who are passionate about ending cancer and interested in participating. Register today for a cancer free tomorrow: www.cps3kitsapcounty.org. For more information, please visit www.cancer.org/cps3, email cps3@cancer.org, or call 888-604-5888. This is your chance to make a real difference in the future of cancer prevention and treatment. Join us in supporting the American Cancer Society’s historic Cancer Prevention Study-3.

To view the March-April edition of Message from the CEO, visit www.harrisonmedical.org.

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Harrison Medical Center is a not-for-profit 297-bed healthcare organization serving residents on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas and in North Mason County. Harrison provides a full range of medical, surgical, labor & delivery, pediatric, level-three trauma emergency, urgent care, and primary care services across four campuses--Bremerton, Silverdale, Port Orchard, and Belfair—and nearly a dozen locations. Harrison offers a nationally recognized and award-winning cardiovascular program, 25-year accredited oncology program, comprehensive orthopaedic specialties, ICU, Sleep Center, rehabilitation, medical imaging, laboratory patient service centers, and much more. Learn about our many services at 866-844-WELL or www.harrisonmedical.org.