May Resource Roundup
Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we’ll be curating study opportunities, new clinical trials, research results, news articles, personal perspectives, and upcoming events of interest to women and families affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer. Below are some links you might find useful.
Breast, Ovarian, and Metastatic Breast Cancer:
Join survivors, caregivers, and supporters at OCRA's 2019 Ovarian Cancer National Conference in Seattle, Washington for an informative and transformative weekend with those who have walked in your shoes. The country's top researchers and doctors will be in attendance to talk about every aspect of ovarian cancer and gives attendees the opportunity to become informed, engaged, and create lifelong bonds. Register for the event by clicking the link here.
This anonymous survey is looking for men and women who were diagnosed with breast cancer and have been treated with or who have received a recommendation for endocrine therapy. For questions regarding this study, please contact principal investigator Dr. Deanna Attai By phone: (818) 333-2555; by email: [email protected]; or by mail: 191 S. Buena Vista #415, Burbank, CA 91505. For a link to the survey, click here.
According to research done by Martin den Heijer, MD, PhD, of VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam, and colleagues, an incidence ratio of nearly 50 was seen in transgender women on hormone treatment in the general Dutch population after a median age of 18. For more information and to read the full article, click here.
Metastatic Breast Cancer
The PAN Foundation has created the Treatment Transport program in order to address the challenge patients face when trying to arrange transportation to healthcare services. On June 3, 2019, the pilot program will reduce the cost of rideshare trips to treatment services for a limited number of eligible patients with metastatic breast cancer for up to 10 rides over the course of three months. To see if you qualify, click here.
This study, conducted by Ball State University, examines how people’s lives change after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, the challenges they face, and how they manage those changes and challenges. The goals of this study are to give metastatic breast cancer patients a voice, help metastatic breast cancer patients learn about how others face and deal with similar changes and challenges, and to understand how to better address the needs of metastatic breast cancer patients. Click here if you are interested in partaking in the study.
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