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.