ParamCARE foundation organized a Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS 3) kickoff event in collaboration with American cancer Society at its facility in Iselin, NJ on 20th April 2013. The event was organized to inform people about the purpose of the study and also let them know about how they can be a part of it. The session started with opening remarks from the Director of ParamCARE foundation Mr. Vipul Amin, who spoke about the organization’s mission towards raising awareness on building a healthier community through simple life style and behavioral changes. He also insisted on the need and responsibility of every single member of the community to participate in studies like this conducted to understand the factors responsible for causing and preventing cancer.
Dr. Hitendra Upadhyaya, Chief of Oncology, Jersey City Medical Center enlightened the public about the importance of early detection and prevention of cancer and also about the need for more research participation, the results of which would help the future generation have a cancer free life.
The event was also graced by the presence of Iselin Councilman Mr. Jim Major who spoke about why cancer prevention is important and also on why he supports studies like CPS3 done to find ways to improve quality of life among the people. Ms. Lizzette Dorado, Director of Special events, American Cancer Society then addressed the public about what the study is all about, why we need more public participation and also about how fruitful the previous studies were in determining what would be a healthy life style for the current generation of people.
People then registered for enrolling into the study and the event concluded with closing remarks from Mr. Vipul Amin.