Hi – I do not usually post twice in one day but I had an epiphany this morning while watching Dr. Susan Love on The View. I had heard about her new project and like so many times I just filed it away in my head, meaning to get back to it soon.
Today is soon enough, I listened to her as I was on the treadmill and when my 30 minutes was up I ran to my computer and I registered as a volunteer on the armyofwomen.org and I am encouraging everyone who reads this to do it, tell all your friends about it, tell your family about it, because Dr. Love is dedicating herself to getting down to the cause of breast cancer so we can then prevent it.
I have pasted one of her statements here for you all to read:
Like many women, Dr. Susan Love was becoming increasingly frustrated by our not having made more progress in figuring out what causes breast cancer and how to prevent it. Scientists told her that they did not know how to find the women who would be interested in taking part in the studies that were needed to end this disease. Dr. Love realized the problem wasn’t that women didn’t want to participate in these studies, but that they didn’t know that they were needed. In short order, the idea was born of an Army of Women ready to serve science.
Me again, this study needs 1,000,000 women and I am one of them – I want to be a part of discovering the cause and preventing it for future generations.
Again go to armyofwomen.org and register NOW please. This is going to be an incredible study to be a part of and on the web site there is this really lovely pendent you can order and wear every day and when someone admires it, you can tell them about the study – $8 with shipping and handling.
It is time to stop studying lab rats and study us, as Dr. Love said, study us the real women who are at risk.
Hugs and kisses,