There are many opportunities for us to contribute to the pool of knowledge how we prevent, experience and recover from breast cancer. Consider participating in a research study. Some are highly structured and you may not see the immediate benefit. However, you will contribute to the body of knowledge of our cancer experiences. This is especially important for African American women. There is much to learn about the our cancers and we have to be present to extend that knowledge. However, choose carefully! understand expectations, your rights and implications of your participation. Potential studies mentioned here are for you to review, research and determine your ability and williness to participate. We do not endorse any study, but simple offer them for your consideration.