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A Message From Dr. Love

Dear Family and Friends of the Dr Susan Love Research Foundation, I want to let you know that I have been diagnosed with leukemia on a routine blood test. I will be undergoing treatment over the next several months and expect to fully recover to continue my position as the President of the Dr. Susan [...]

This Mother’s Day, I Want to End Breast Cancer

To Every Mother, Daughter, and Sister: As a mother of two beautiful daughters and now grandmother to a pack of joyful and spirited grandchildren, I have made a simple wish for this Mother’s Day. I’m not looking for bouquets of flowers and bountiful gifts. This Mother’s Day, I want to end breast cancer and my wish [...]

Army of Women: Foot Soldier Spotlight!

Karen Kaminski We would like to thank and congratulate Karen Kaminski of Ramsey, New Jersey for dedicating her time to spreading the word about the Army of Women! Looking to get more involved in the Army of Women? Become a Foot Soldier! Karen tells us how she came to join the Army of Women and how [...]

Healthy Women With Hot Flashes

We need women ages 40 to 62 who have not had breast cancer and have bothersome hot flashes or night sweats to take part in a research study. The study is testing two medicines that may help women who have menopause-related hot flashes. Researchers in Boston, Seattle, and Philadelphia are running this study. It is [...]

Can You Help Shed Some Light? (Phase 2)

It is widely known that a breast cancer diagnosis can have far reaching effects both socially and emotionally. Less well understood are the ways in which a breast cancer diagnosis impacts the well-being and quality of life of certain subgroups of women. Specifically, the research team would like to assess the health and well-being of women [...]

Breast Cancer Survivors: Uterine Cancer Risk and YOU!

We need women in the United States who have been diagnosed with breast cancer of any stage (including LCIS and DCIS) to take part in an on-line survey developed by researchers who are trying to identify individual characteristics that may put some breast cancer survivors at higher risk of developing uterine cancer. Studies have shown that [...]

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 [...]

Guest Blog: Exposure to the World of Breast Cancer Advocacy

2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: My First Formal Exposure to the World of Breast Cancer Advocacy Debbi Knauft - January 2012 I am grateful to the Breast Cancer Care and Research Fund for providing me the opportunity to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in December 2011. This was my first formal experience as a breast [...]

Effect of Birth Control Pills on Breast Tissue

We need English OR Spanish-speaking women in the Los Angeles area who are between the ages of 18 and 35 who have NOT had breast cancer, and who are currently using or are willing to start using an oral contraceptive for 3 months to take part in a research study that is being conducted at [...]

January 2012 - Looking Back

Although January is typically a time for looking forward, I want to take this opportunity to look back over what we have accomplished together, and send an Army-size “thank you” to every Army of Women member and to all the wonderful staff at the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation who make our Army of Women [...]