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Healthy Female Volunteers Needed

Group of women

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are studying how changes in breast duct cells can lead to breast cancer. The study will look at cells from a normal breast in women who do not have breast cancer. This study requires two outpatient visits to the NIH Clinical Center: the first determines if you are eligible to take part in this study; the second involves a procedure to collect breast duct cells. (Compensation is provided).

Location: The NIH Clinical Center, America’s research hospital, is located at 9000 Rockville Pike on the Metro red line, Medical Center stop, in Bethesda, Maryland.

You may be eligible if you:

  • are a female 25 to 50 years of age
  • do not have a history of breast cancer

You may not be eligible if you:

  • are pregnant or breast feeding
  • are on hormone replacement therapy or oral contraceptives

For more information, please call toll free:
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Refer to study #02-C-0077

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This page last updated on 03/07/2019

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