Closed Studies

Women’s Hormonal Therapy Initiation and Persistence (WHIP Study)


Vanessa Sheppard, MD, Georgetown University

Study Review

This study at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, is investigating how women taking hormonal therapies for breast cancer treatment feel about their medications. The researchers wanted to enroll up to 300 volunteers from anywhere in the US and reached out to the Army of Women (AOW) to help them complete recruitment. The Call to Action for this study was sent to AOW members on Aug. 20, 2014. The response from the AOW was overwhelming and the researchers increased their enrollment goal due to the positive response. They closed enrollment on Oct. 28, 2014, after the AOW provided them with 1,149 women who were interested in enrolling in the study.



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