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Study Publications


Your commitment and participation in research is impactful.

The decision to donate your time, health information, and/or biological samples has resulted in scientific publications which share important research findings with the greater breast cancer community. We are dedicated to keeping our members connected with research, from study launch through data analysis and results. To connect with results, we encourage you to view the following publications from previous Army of Women supported studies.

 


 

Read this article on the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynocology website.

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Reed SD, Guthrie KA, Newton KM, Anderson GL, Booth-LaForce C, Caan B, Carpenter JS, Cohen LS, Dunn AL, Ensrud KE, Freeman EW, Hunt JR, Joffe H, Larson JC, Learman LA, Rothenberg R, Seguin RA, Sherman KJ, Sternfeld BS, LaCroix AZ. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynocology, March 2014

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Interventions for Relief of Menopausal Symptoms: A 3-by-2 Factorial Design Examing Yoga, Exercise, and Omega-3 Supplementation

The research team is studying how well yoga, exercise, and omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) work to ease hot flashes and night sweats. A total of 375 women will be participating in this study across the United States at three research sites: Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, in Oakland, Calif., and Group Health Research Institute, in Seattle. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on June 15, 2011. When the researchers closed enrollment on January 5, 2012, the Army of Women had provided them with 145 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Chronobiology International website.

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Hahm, B. J., Jo B., Dhabhar F. S., Palesh O., Aldridge-Gerry A., Bajestan S. N., Neri E., Nouriani B., Spiegel D. and Zeitzer J. M. Chronobiology International, March 2014

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Stress and Breast Cancer Study

This study at Stanford University, in Calif., is investigating the relationships between psychological factors such as stress, quality of sleep, hormones, immunity, and cancer progression. The researchers wanted to enroll at least 125 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on September 2, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on April 11, 2011, after the Army of Women provided them with 363 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Psychooncology website.

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Hunter A. M., Kwan L., Ercoli L. M., Mills B. K., Cook I. A., Ganz P. A. and Leuchter A. F. Psychooncology, February 2014

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Breast Cancer Cognitive Rehabilitation Study

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles is evaluating the effectiveness of a rehabilitation group intervention program for breast cancer survivors who are experiencing memory loss and concentration problems associated with cancer treatments. The researchers wanted to enroll 60 breast cancer survivors in the study. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on March 21, 2012. When the research team closed enrollment on July 3, 2013, the Army of Women had provided them with 109 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Brain imaging and behavior website.

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Kesler SR, Watson C, Koovakkattu D, Lee C, O'Hara R, Mahaffey ML, Wefel JS. Brain imaging and behavior, December 2013

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Assessment and Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Breast Cancer

This study at Stanford University is investigating the brain function problems associated with breast cancer and its treatment. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 180 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on April 16, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on May 4, 2009, after the Army of Women provided them with 1,341 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Brain imaging and behavior website.

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Ercoli L. M., Castellon S. A., Hunter A. M., Kwan L., Kahn Mills B.A., Cernin P. A., Leuchter A. F. and Ganz P. A. Brain imaging and behavior, December 2013

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Breast Cancer Cognitive Rehabilitation Study

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles is evaluating the effectiveness of a rehabilitation group intervention program for breast cancer survivors who are experiencing memory loss and concentration problems associated with cancer treatments. The researchers wanted to enroll 60 breast cancer survivors in the study. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on March 21, 2012. When the research team closed enrollment on July 3, 2013, the Army of Women had provided them with 109 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Sleep Medicine website.

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Aldridge-Gerry A., Zeitzer J. M, Palesh O.G., Jo B., Nouriani B., Neri E. and Spiegel D. Sleep Medicine, November 2013

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Stress and Breast Cancer Study

This study at Stanford University, in Calif., is investigating the relationships between psychological factors such as stress, quality of sleep, hormones, immunity, and cancer progression. The researchers wanted to enroll at least 125 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on September 2, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on April 11, 2011, after the Army of Women provided them with 363 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Integrative Cancer Therapies website.

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Dennis Parker EA, Sheppard VB, Adams-Campbell L. Integrative Cancer Therapies, October 2013

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Stepping STONE (Survivors Taking on Nutrition & Exercise)

Researchers at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, developed a program that they hope will help Black/African-American breast cancer survivors increase their physical activity and improve their diet. This study is looking at the effectiveness of the program in improving the quality of health behaviors. The researchers wanted to enroll 50 Black/African-American breast cancer survivors in the study. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on October 12, 2011. When the research team closed enrollment on February 7, 2013, the Army of Women had provided them with 23 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Journal of Cancer Survivorship website.

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Stanton AL, Morra ME, Diefenbach MA, Miller SM, Slevin Perocchia R, Raich PC, Fleisher L, Wen KY, Tran ZV, Mohamed NE, George R, Bright MA, Marcus AC. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, September 2013

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Pathways to Recovery after Breast Cancer Treatment

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles, is investigating the best way to provide post-treatment education materials about life after breast cancer: via the mail or with a multi-media education tool that can be viewed over the Internet or on a CD-Rom. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 1080 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on September 16, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on April 14, 2011, after the Army of Women provided them with 2,579 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Journal of Cancer Survivorship website.

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Stanton AL, Morra ME, Diefenbach MA, Miller SM, Slevin Perocchia R, Raich PC, Fleisher L, Wen KY, Tran ZV, Mohamed NE, George R, Bright MA, Marcus AC. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, September 2013

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Healing Choices for Women With Breast Cancer

Researchers throughout the country are working with the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service to determine the best way to get information about treatment options to women who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The researchers want to find the best way to deliver the information: by mail, in the form of print materials, or by the Internet. The researchers wanted to enroll at least 720 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on April 7, 2010. When the researchers closed enrollment on June 2, 2011, the Army of Women had provided them with 347 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Clinical Breast Cancer website.

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Kesler S, Hosseini SMH, Heckler C, et al. Clinical Breast Cancer, August 2013

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Assessment and Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Breast Cancer

This study at Stanford University is investigating the brain function problems associated with breast cancer and its treatment. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 180 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on April 16, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on May 4, 2009, after the Army of Women provided them with 1,341 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

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