Hale Conference 2013 features a Day with Paula Meier and Tom Hale (Sept. 12), a Day with Marianne Neifert and Tom Hale (Sept. 13), and a Day with Nancy Hurst, Teresa Baker, and Tom Hale (Sept. 14). The conference is being held in Dallas, Texas.
· Need women living in rural California counties diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the past five years to participate in a study evaluating online support group using video calling.
· Need breast cancer survivors in East Illinois and Birmingham, Alabama, to evaluate a new physical activity program called BEAT Cancer.
· Need everyone – the Army of Women wants to follow a large cohort of men and women over time to determine how breast cancer starts and how to prevent it. Periodically, you will be asked questions about your health and health habits. The study will be conducted online.
HOW (Health of Women) Study – Researchers want to study a large group of women and men (with and without breast cancer) over time to investigate the causes of breast cancer. All you need to participate is access to the internet and a willingness to fill out online questionnaires for the long haul. Over 33,000 people have already signed up. For more information or to sign up, click here.
IBLCE has started doing an international enewsletter from the Board of Directors. The May issue includes an interview with Mayim Bialik, an explanation of the difference between certification and a certificate program, an article about regional director Anna Utter being named Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Lactation Consultancy, a board director profile of Rachelle Lessen, and other items of interest.