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Army of Women - Studies You Can Join

We are all about making progress possible – and this month we’ve made clear strides towards moving the needle for breast cancer prevention.  The Health of Women Study continues to be booming with new life, as the study now includes more than 40,000 participants.  We’ve also successfully closed recruitment for three studies launched through the [...]

February 2013 - Studies You Can Join

We don’t need chocolates, or flowers, or even a card!  This time of year, we only have one thing at the top of our list and it’s completely free to you!  The Army of Women is looking for research participants and you can show us your LOVE today by signing up for any one of [...]

Studies You Can Join!

Tis the season to….invest yourself in making breast cancer history! The Army of Women is looking for research participants year round and you can make our season bright this year by signing up for any one of our open research projects. Here are a few studies looking for participants like you! Shift Work and Breast Cancer [...]

Could bacteria or a virus cause breast cancer?

We need women with and without a history of breast cancer to take part in a study being conducted at the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation in Santa Monica, California, to explore whether bacteria and viruses are found in breast ductal fluid. We know that the human papilloma virus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, that a [...]

Latinas who have or had breast cancer: we need your help!

Para leer en español, por favor haga clic aquí We need Latinas living in the U.S. who were diagnosed with breast cancer, completed chemotherapy within the last 10 years, and experienced menopause (el cambio de vida) as a result of their chemotherapy, to participate in a research study about chemotherapy-induced premature menopause. Chemotherapy is standard treatment for [...]

Chicago, IL: We Need All Night Shift Workers

There is research demonstrating that working the night shift increases a woman’s breast cancer risk. Researchers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University want to figure out why by studying breast tissue samples from women who have NOT had breast cancer. Their goal is to see if there are differences in the cells in the [...]

Breast Cancer Survivors: Let’s Get Physical!

Many women find that breast cancer affects their quality of life both during and after treatment. Research has shown that physical activity after breast cancer improves quality of life, reduces fatigue, and may reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer recurrence or death. This study is evaluating a new program called BEAT Cancer. It was [...]

National Cancer Survivors Day!

From family members to close friends, everyone knows someone whose life has been touched by cancer.  Today, hundreds of communities throughout the world will observe the 25th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The survival rates of many cancers are at all-time highs, including the U.S. breast cancer 5-year survival rate which has reached 90%.  Cancer Survivors [...]

Calling All Females in the United States Who Have or Had Breast Cancer

We need women in the United States who underwent surgical treatment for ANY type of breast cancer, including LCIS, DCIS, and Stage IV metastatic breast cancer, to take part in an on-line survey designed to explore the impact of breast cancer surgery on long-term health, quality of life, and satisfaction with care. A research team [...]

African American Breast Cancer Survivors in Southern California Needed!

We need African-American breast cancer survivors living in Southern California (Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties) who are nearing completion of treatment or completed surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation treatment 1-12 months ago, to participate in a breast cancer research study focused on follow-up care. After diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, African-American women may be [...]