Army of Women
Contact Us|Site Map
Invite a friend Spread The Word
Font Size:
   

Blog Updates

Attention San Francisco Bay Area Women Who Have Not Had Cancer

We need Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women age 40 and older who live in San Francisco, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Mateo, or Santa Clara counties and have never had any type of cancer to complete a mailed survey and phone interview developed to identify breast cancer risk factors. The survey and interview [...]

August 2013 - Studies You Can Join

With summer ending and fall just around the corner, it’s natural to change gears with the changing seasons. At the same time, we are reminded that breast cancer doesn’t follow any calendar.  Don’t FALL back on your commitment to create a future without breast cancer – pun intended!  Sign up for any one of our [...]

Evaluate a mindfulness meditation intervention for women with metastatic breast cancer

We need women in the Los Angeles area, age 21 or older, who were diagnosed with metastatic (Stage IV) breast cancer at least 5 years ago to participate in a research study evaluating mindfulness-meditation as a way to improve well-being and manage stress. Mindfulness is a moment to moment attention to experience with a stance of [...]

Women in the Buffalo, NY, Area Who Have Never Had Cancer Needed

We need African-American and Caucasian women living in, or willing to travel to, the Buffalo, New York, area who are postmenopausal, between the ages of 45 and 75 and have never had any type of cancer (except skin cancer) to participate in a study that is using flaxseed to look at the connections between race, genes, hormones, [...]

An Army of Women Trifecta: Three Study Closures

It has been a busy summer for the Army of Women (AOW).  Not only have new studies launched, but three studies have recently closed to recruitment – with one closing in 27 hours!  Thanks to the ongoing support of our amazing members, we now have helped research teams reach their goals for 57 studies. The [...]

July 2013 - Studies You Can Join

As we celebrate our Nation’s independence this month, we are reminded of our ongoing efforts to achieve a world independent of breast cancer.  A lofty goal?  Yes, but someone has to do it!  You can join us in creating a future without  breast cancer by signing up to participate in any one of our open [...]

We need women in the United States who were diagnosed with ADH and then developed DCIS

We need women anywhere in the United States who were diagnosed first with atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) and then, within the next five years, were diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to participate in a research study exploring how breast cancer progresses. By studying tissue samples, a research team at Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts discovered [...]

Researcher Q+A: Why do young women get breast cancer?

Why do young women get breast cancer? And why are they more likely than older women to get an aggressive form of the disease? Might genetics play a role? That’s what a research team at the Washington University School of Medicine is trying to find out. We sat down with co-principal investigator, Jennifer Ivanovich, MS, of [...]

Another Study Closed to Recruitment Thanks to YOUR Support

Saliva samples contain biomarkers—biological markers than can indicate whether or not you have a disease or are likely to develop one.  Biological markers also can be used to predict whether a tumor will respond to certain cancer treatments.  A research team at Yale University, led by Dr. Joanne Weidhaas, has identified biomarkers that can be [...]

June 2013 - Studies You Can Join

June is National Cancer Survivors Month! This month and every month, the Army of Women works to honor the lives touched and taken at the hands of this disease by fast-tracking research that will discover the causes and ways to prevent breast cancer, ending this disease for future generations. We have come so far, but there [...]