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Archive for the ‘Research Updates’ Category

Research Webinar: Cognitive and Emotional Effects of Breast Cancer Study

In case you missed the July Army of Women Research Results Webinar, the video broadcast is now available! We are excited to provide an opportunity to our Army of Women members to virtually meet Dr. Shelli Kesler and her team, who conducted the “Cognitive and Emotional Effects of Breast Cancer Study”. The Army of Women played [...]

Research Webinar: The MILK Study

In case you missed the March Army of Women Research Results Webinar, the video broadcast is now available! We are excited to provide an opportunity to virtually meet Dr. Kathleen Arcaro. Dr. Arcaro and her team are conducting the Milk Study – studying the breast cells normally found in breast milk to see if there are any [...]

Research Webinar: The GAP Study

In case you missed the February Army of Women Research Results Webinar, the video broadcast is now available! We are excited to provide an opportunity to virtually meet Dr. Vanessa Sheppard. Dr. Sheppard and her team at Georgetown University conducted the GAP Study — designed to better understand the differences in breast cancer treatment experiences between [...]

Research Webinar: Coping with Breast Cancer Study

In case you missed the December Army of Women Research Results Webinar, the video broadcast is now available! We are excited to provide an opportunity to our members to virtually meet Dr. Kelly Carpenter and her team. Dr. Carpenter and her team conducted the Coping with Breast Cancer Study and the Army of Women played an important role [...]

Army of Women Research Results with Dr. Susan Love: A conversation with Dr. Kristine Monroe

Join Dr. Love and Dr. Monroe, an Army of Women researcher, for an interactive Question and Answer webinar! When?Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Pacific time (12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern time). What? We are excited to provide an opportunity to our members to virtually meet Dr. Kristine Monroe. Dr. Monroe and her team [...]

Breast Milk Cells May Someday Help Predict Cancer

U.S. News & World Report featured a story this week on “The Milk Study” - showcasing how our own Army of Women volunteers are helping to possibly find a new way to predict breast cancer. The study is headed up by Kathleen Arcaro, Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Dr. Arcaro is presenting preliminary data on [...]

Research Results: Obesity Study

Watch Dr. Susan Love and Dr. Catherine Carpenter, an Army of Women researcher, as they host an interactive Q&A webinar! Dr. Carpenter and her team conducted The Effects of Weight Loss on the Local Breast Environment study (also known as the Obesity Study) and the Army of Women played an important role in helping the research [...]

Research Results: Latina Breast Cancer Survivors Quality of Life Study

Army of Women volunteers recently participated in a study called “Quality of Life in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors.”  This study at Georgetown University was investigating how cultural factors influenced quality of life in Latina breast cancer survivors. The Army of Women provided the researchers with more than 125 women who were interested in enrolling in [...]

It’s All Because of YOU!

Before you keep reading, take a moment and give yourself a BIG pat on the back. YOU are the reason the Army of Women is a success. YOU are the reason why so many breast cancer research studies were put in fast-forward. So, here are a few numbers to help give you an idea [...]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

If this question has gone through your mind upon reading yet another Call-to-Action e-mail for a study that isn’t the right fit for you. I’m here to say…STAY!! You may be thinking that if you haven’t yet fit a Call-to-Action that you made a mistake by signing up, or that you misunderstood what the [...]