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Release: Aug. 15, 2001

Cancer prevention booklet available at UI

The Cancer Information Service in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa is releasing the third edition of a special booklet about cancer prevention.

Titled "Cancer Prevention: What You Need to Know," the booklet provides pertinent information about what can be done to decrease your personal risk of developing cancer, including nutritional advice, avoiding exposure to cancer-causing agents and screening tests. Also, for the first time, the booklet includes a listing of Web sites devoted to cancer prevention.

The booklet is available free of charge, but the supply is limited. You may request copies by calling the Cancer Information Service toll free at (800) 237-1225 or (319) 356-4262, or via e-mail at The Web site for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI is

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