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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 Journal of General Internal Medicine website.

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Carpenter JS, PhD, RN, FAAN, Burns DS, PhD, MT-BC, Wu J, MS, Otte JL, PhD, RN, Schneider B, MD, Ryker K, MPH Journal of General Internal Medicine, February 2013

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Breathe for Hot Flashes

This study at Indiana University is investigating whether women can learn how to manage their hot flashes through breathing. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 91 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on April 21, 2010. The researchers were able to close enrollment on February 1, 2011, after the Army of Women provided them with 52 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 Journal of Health Communication website.

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Marcus AC, Diefenbach MA, Stanton AL, Miller SM, Fleisher L, Raich PC, Morra ME, Perocchia RS, Tran ZV, Bright MA; CISRC Research Team. Journal of Health Communication, February 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 Internet Interventions website.

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Fleisher L, Wen KY, Miller SM, Diefenbach M, Stanton AL, Ropka M, Morra M, Raich PC. Internet Interventions, September 2015

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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 European Journal of Clinical Nutrition website.

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Signori C, DuBrock C, Richie JP, Prokopczyk B, Demers LM, Hamilton C, Hartman TJ, Liao J, El-Bayoumy K, Manni A. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June 2012

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Raloxifene and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Study

This study at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, in Hershey, is investigating whether combining raloxifene with a dietary supplement called omega-3 fatty acid has an effect on breast density or urine and blood chemicals associated with breast cancer development. The researchers wanted to enroll 372 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on March 17, 2010. When the researchers closed enrollment on April 2, 2012, the Army of Women had provided them with 342 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Cancer Prevention Research website.

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Sandhu N, Schetter SE, Liao J, Hartman TJ, Richie JP, McGinley J, Thompson HJ, Prokopczyk B, DuBrock C, Signori C, Hamilton C, Calcagnotto A, Trushin N, Aliaga C, Demers LM, El-Bayoumy K, Manni A. Cancer Prevention Research, April 2016

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Raloxifene and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Study

This study at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, in Hershey, is investigating whether combining raloxifene with a dietary supplement called omega-3 fatty acid has an effect on breast density or urine and blood chemicals associated with breast cancer development. The researchers wanted to enroll 372 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on March 17, 2010. When the researchers closed enrollment on April 2, 2012, the Army of Women had provided them with 342 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Psychoneuroendocrinology website.

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Bower JE, Greendale G, Crosswell AD, Garet D, Sternlieb B, Ganz PA, Irwin MR, Olmstead R, Arevalo J, Cole SW. Psychoneuroendocrinology, May 2014

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Yoga and Wellness Program for Breast Cancer Survivors Study

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles, is comparing the effects that yoga and a Wellness Seminar series have on breast cancer survivors’ energy, mood, physical function, and immune and endocrine systems. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 60 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on October 21, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on February 3, 2010, after the Army of Women provided them with 42 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Cancer website.

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Bower JE, PhD; Garet D, MPH; Sternlieb B; Ganz PA, MD; Irwin MR, MD; Olmstead R, PhD; and Greendale G, MD Cancer, August 2012

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Yoga and Wellness Program for Breast Cancer Survivors Study

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles, is comparing the effects that yoga and a Wellness Seminar series have on breast cancer survivors’ energy, mood, physical function, and immune and endocrine systems. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 60 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on October 21, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on February 3, 2010, after the Army of Women provided them with 42 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Womens Health Issues website.

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Boehmer U, PhD, Clark M, PhD Womens Health Issues, June 2011

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Variations in the Health Needs of Breast Cancer Survivors

This study at Boston University is looking at the impact sexual orientation has on breast cancer survivorship. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 30 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on June 10, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on October 6, 2009, after the Army of Women provided them with 168 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Nutrition and Cancer website.

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Monroe KR, Stanczyk FZ, Besinque KH, Pike MC. Nutrition and Cancer, July 2013

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Grapefruit, hormones, and postmenopausal breast cancer risk

This study at the University of Southern California is investigating whether eating grapefruit affects the hormones of postmenopausal women. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 65 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on May 5, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on May 7, 2009, after the Army of Women provided them with 203 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

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