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to Communit y Par ticipation We want to honor the more than 13,500 Marin women enrolled in the Marin Women’s Study. You are making a difference! Thank you for taking the time to fill out the Marin Women’s Study questionnaire at the time of your mammogram and for donating a saliva sample. Participants, volunteers, researchers, community organizations and hospital personnel have all contributed to the success of this breast cancer study. Thank you for your support!
i s Yo u r C h a n c e We are nearing the end of the third year of the Marin Women’s Study. If you have a questionnaire or saliva kit at home, please send it in. A small amount of your time will benefit future generations! With each participant our research database grows, helping us to better understand breast cancer risk in our community.
Tu n e d We are now embarking on data analysis. The goal of the Marin Women’s Study is to link individual risk factors with biospecimen and breast cancer outcomes. Results are coming! Join our mailing list to stay informed. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about breast cancer research, risk reduction, resources and referrals, visit: www.marinwomensstudy.org
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www.marinwomensstudy.org This research is made possible through the efforts of Senator Barbara Boxer and Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey and by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, grant award#1 RO1 Dp000217-01 and by Avon Foundation grant award # 02-2009-053.
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