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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 Nutrition Journal website.

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Carpenter C.L., Duvall K., Jardack P., Li L., Henning S.M., Li Z. and Heber D. Nutrition Journal, December 2012

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Effects of Exercise and Dietary Counseling on Healthy, Postmenopausal Women

This study at the University of California, Los Angeles, is investigating whether exercise and dietary interventions designed to reduce body weight affect body composition, hormones, and biomarkers in healthy postmenopausal women. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 20 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on January 7, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment just two days later on January 9, 2009, after the Army of Women provided them with 125 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Neurobiology of Disease website.

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Bruno J, Hosseini SM, Kesler S. Neurobiology of Disease, December 2012

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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 Breast Cancer Research and Treatment website.

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Graves KD, Jensen RE, Cañar J, Perret-Gentil M, Leventhal KG, Gonzalez F, Caicedo L, Jandorf L, Kelly S, Mandelblatt J. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, November 2012

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Quality of Life in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors

This study at Georgetown University is investigating how cultural factors influence quality of life in Latina breast cancer survivors. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 100 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on December 17, 2009. The researchers were able to close enrollment on January 5, 2010, after the Army of Women provided them with 125 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the Breast Cancer Research and Treatment website.

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Von Ah D, Carpenter JS, Saykin A, Monahan P, Wu J, Yu M, Rebok G, Ball K, Schneider B, Weaver M, Tallman E, Unverzagt Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, October 2012

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Memory Training Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors

This study at Indiana University School of Nursing is comparing two different types of memory training programs to see if one or both of the programs might be effective in breast cancer survivors. The researchers were looking to enroll at least 108 volunteers. The Call to Action for this study was sent to Army of Women members on October 27, 2010. The researchers were able to close enrollment on February 18, 2011, after the Army of Women provided them with 27 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.

Read this article on the PLoS One website.

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Hosseini SM, Hoeft F, Kesler SR. PLoS One, July 2012

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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 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 BMC Neurology website.

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Hosseini SM, Koovakkattu D, Kesler SR. BMC Neurology, May 2012

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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 Contemporary Clinical Trials website.

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Rogers, L. Q., McAuley, E., Anton, P. M., Courneya, K. S., Vicari, S., Hopkins-Price, P., Verhulst, S., Mocarnuk, R., Hoelzer, K. Contemporary Clinical Trials, January 2012

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BEAT Cancer Study

This study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is evaluating the effectiveness of the BEAT Cancer exercise program. The research team is comparing the effects of the BEAT Cancer exercise intervention to usual care (written materials about exercise for cancer survivors) on short- and longer-term physical activity adherence among breast cancer survivors. The researchers wanted to enroll up to 256 volunteers and used the Army of Women (AOW) as one of their recruitment sources. The Call to Action for this study was sent to AOW members on May 29, 2011, and the researchers closed enrollment on Sept. 28, 2015. The AOW provided them with 64 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,  December 2011

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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 Archives of Neurology website.

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Kesler SR, Kent JS, O'Hara R. Archives of Neurology, November 2011

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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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