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Jewels In Our Genes Study with Heather Ochs-Balcom, PhD

The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation's Love/Avon Army of Women (AOW) is excited to provide an opportunity for researchers to learn more about the AOW initiative AND hear from Dr. Heather Ochs-Balcom, a researcher who used the AOW for study recruitment. Learn how Dr. Ochs-Balcom and her team benefited from recruiting via the Army of Women and what they learned along the way. This interactive Question and Answer webinar also featured Leah Wilcox Eshraghi, Manager, Army of Women Research, who discussed how to submit your application to the AOW and how the AOW can help you. The AOW has more than 372,000 women and men (approximately 70% without a history of breast cancer) from throughout the country, eager to hear about YOUR study. Have questions? E-mail The AOW is a program of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and funded through a grant from the Avon Foundation for Women, with the goal of accelerating research through a "just-in-time" tissue and data bank. To date, more than 372,000 women and men -- those without a personal history of breast cancer, those at risk, and breast cancer survivors -- have signed up to be part of the AOW by indicating their willingness to consider participation in research.