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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 [...]

Army of Women: Study Closed in 26 Hours!

We are thrilled to announce that within 26 hours of its online debut, we satisfied recruitment for the Environmental Exposures and Breast Density study.  Thanks to our dedicated members, the study’s RSVP list quickly grew to 2,580 participants strong! Researchers from the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are investigating [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Army of Women Research 101 Webinar

Interested in using the Army of Women to recruit for your breast research study but not sure how to get started? Considering an upcoming RFP but have never heard of the Army of Women? The Army of Women has more than 370,000 women and men (~70% without a history of breast cancer) from throughout the [...]

Research Webinar: Breathe for Hot Flashes Study

In case you missed the November 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. Carpenter and her team, who conducted the “Breathe for Hot Flashes” study. The Army of Women played a vital role in [...]

30 Day, 30 Reasons

Why breast cancer still matters after October October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – lasts for only 31 days each year, but for the thousands of women and men affected by this disease, breast cancer is a harsh reality 365 days a year. Each day is a reminder of the ground we have covered, [...]