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Help us launch our new community outreach program!

Research Ambassadors for Community Health (ReACH) Program We need YOUR help! Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (DSLRF) believes that it is critical for all women to be represented in breast cancer research. This is the only way we will truly learn more about this disease. We need you to work alongside us to increase [...]

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 [...]

April Success Stories: Three Study Closures

The month of March was marked by several successes for the Army of Women (AOW), paving the way for further progress towards our goal. The first of these great success stories is the Bacterial and Viral Diversity Study. Researchers at the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and the John Wayne Cancer Institute are interested in learning [...]

Survivors in Rural California Counties Needed!

We need women living in rural California counties (see list below) who were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer within the past 5 years to participate in a research study evaluating an online support group that uses video calling. Many rural women have little or no access to local breast cancer support groups. These researchers are using [...]

January 2013 - Studies You Can Join!

The New Year presents us with great opportunities for progress and discovery, but we can’t do it without you!  To date we have launched 70 breast cancer studies to the Army of Women, and we are proud to announce that we successfully rang in 2013 with 48 of these projects closed to recruitment, thanks to [...]

Breast Cancer and the Environment

We need women ages 40 to 65, WITHOUT a personal history of breast cancer, who live ANYWHERE in the United States to participate in a breast cancer study focused on the environment. Studies have shown that postmenopausal women who have dense breast tissue (which appears white on a mammogram) are 3-6 times more likely to be [...]

Army of Women November 2012 Update!

We are proud to announce the Army of Women has reached another significant milestone - we are now more than 370,000 strong! All of YOU helped us reach this impeccable number supporting our efforts to encourage women to take action and become part of the solution by participating in breast cancer research.  As supporters of the Dr. [...]

Today is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

October 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, and we feel it’s very  important that there is at least one day in October dedicated to acknowledging that not everyone is cured and not every cancer is found early.  Today we honor women like Nancy, Terri, and Dolores, who share their stories with us to spread [...]

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 [...]

Happy Father’s Day!

With Father’s Day just around the corner, our thoughts go to all the husbands, fathers, supporters, and male breast cancer survivors out there.  Breast Cancer does not discriminate!  And whether you are the individual diagnosed or their invaluable source of support, everyone is deeply affected by a breast cancer diagnosis. In this post, we’d like to [...]