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Amazon Heart’s transformational impact on the lives of the women who journeyed with us was the subject of several research studies, and published in numerous research papers.

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Published Research Papers: 

“The Psychosocial Needs of Breast Cancer Survivors; A Qualitative Study of the Shared and Unique Needs of Younger Versus Older Survivors”, Thewes, Butow, Girgis and Pendlebury, Psycho-Oncology, 13: 177 189, 2004.

“Then and Now: Quality of Life of Young Breast Cancer Survivors”, Bloom, Stewart, Chang and Banks, Psycho-Oncology, 13: 147 160, 2004.

“Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management and Support of Younger Women with Breast Cancer”, National Breast Cancer Centre, Australia, 2004.

“Evaluation of an Internet Support Group for Women with Primary Breast Cancer”, Winzelberg et al, Cancer, Volume 97, Issue 5, 2003. Pages 1164 1173.

“A Review of Peer Support in the Context of Cancer”, Dunn and Steginga et al, Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, Vol. 21 (2) 2003.

“The Young Women’s Network: A Case Study in Community Development”, Steginga and Dunn, J. Community Appl. Soc. Psychology, 11: 381 388 (2001).

“Young Women’s Experience of Breast Cancer: Defining Young and Identifying Concerns”, Dunn and Steginga, Psycho-Oncology 9: 137 146, 2000.

“Evaluation of Peer Support Program for Women with Breast Cancer Lessons for Practitioners”, Sunn, Steginga et al, J. Community App. Soc. Psychology. 9: 13 22 (1999).