After registering as an Army of Women member, you will receive periodic emails with information about breast cancer research studies that are recruiting volunteers. Every study is evaluated by our team and an external Scientific Advisory Committee for scientific merit, study design, and fit before we notify our members.
Purpose of this study
We believe it is important to help our members understand the background behind our studies. Knowing the rationale for each study helps our members connect with breast cancer research on a new level. We work closely with each research team and our medical writer to offer clear explanations of why each study is being conducted.
This study involves
We designed 'what's involved' to give our readers a sense of what participation entails. We aim to give our participants a strong understanding of the study procedures, samples needed, number of visits, and information you may want to consider before connecting with our researchers.
We provide the name, location, and institution of the researchers conducting studies with the Army of Women.
Our studies are conducted all around the world! Studies can look for participants in a particular city, regionally, nationally, or internationally.
This section explains who can sign up for a study. Each study's criteria are different, so if you do not fit one study, the next one may be perfect for you! These criteria serve two important functions -- not only do researchers want to ensure they have the right group for the questions they want to answer, but they also want to ensure they take every measure to protect vulnerable groups. If there are concerns that study activities are not suitable for a certain group, this group will not be included.
Sign up / Learn more
If you are interested in participating in a study, you simply need to click, 'Sign Up For This Study' or 'Click here to learn more'. You will be taken to the full study page, where you can login, and 'RSVP' for the study. When you RSVP, you will be asked several questions to verify if you are a good candidate for the study. If you are eligible after the screening, you will be provided information about the study and the next steps.
See a study that a friend, family member, or colleage is a great fit for? You can share studies easily by selecting, 'Recruit a Friend.' If you want to share this specific study, use the share functions located in the top pink banner. Also, you can share the Army of Women through social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube) by following links on the bottom of the eblast.