Time running out to sign up for cancer study

By WEEK Producer

September 25, 2013 Updated Sep 26, 2013 at 9:54 AM CDT

CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The American Cancer Society is looking for Central Illinois residents for a nationwide study called CPS-3.

This is fourth follow-up study of its kind to help researchers find what causes cancer and how to prevent it.

The American Cancer Society said they are about 150 people short for the study. 

To enroll you must give a blood sample.

You can do so Thursday, September 26 during an open enrollment event at Pekin Hospital from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information log on to cps3illinois.org.

The deadline to enroll is Thursday, September 26.