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Community Medical Center Honored for Participation in American Cancer Society’s Nationwide Study


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Pictured, from left to right, are Frank Mascia, Executive Vice President, Eastern Division of the American Cancer Society (ACS); Connie Greene, Vice President, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention; Stephanie Bloom, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Medical Center; Jonathan Gapilango, RN, Community Medical Center; and Tom Biga, Executive Vice President for Operations, Barnabas Health, at a breakfast honoring Barnabas Health facilities for their participation in the ACS’s nationwide research study, Cancer Prevention Study – 3 (CPS-3). From October 2012 to June, the health care system assisted in encouraging more than 800 individuals to enroll in this long-term study aimed at better understanding the factors that cause or prevent cancer, making Barnabas Health the largest CPS-3 enrollment effort in New Jersey. At the June 11 enrollment held at Community Medical Center, 225 people were enrolled making it the single largest enrollment site in New Jersey within a four hour period.

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