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Digest 7

July 2020

This digest includes:
- Feedback from study participants about why they first joined the CTS & why they continue to participate
- Findings from Questionnaire 6, now available for exploration on the CTS website
- Study findings on the relationship between sugar-sweetened beverages and cardiovascular disease

Digest 6

March 2020

This digest includes:
- Feedback from study participants about the areas of research they are most interested in
- A new study on air pollution and breast cancer survival
- Study findings on the link between physical activity, postmenopausal hormone therapy, and risk of breast cancer
- An invitation to study participants to provide feedback about why they participate in the California Teachers Study

Digest 5

November 2019

This digest includes:
- Research projects conducted by CTS summer students
- New study findings on the link between sugar-sweetened beverages and long-term health risks
- Updated summaries of CTS publications, now available on the CTS website

Digest 4

May 2019

This digest includes:
- Highlights from the recent American Association for Cancer Research meeting
- Interactive graphs to better understand the CTS population
- Profiles on the CTS Data Analysts, the team members who manage our study data
- A new project studying the relationship between preeclampsia and stroke
- New study findings on the link between participants' diets and their risk of breast cancer

Digest 3

August 2018

This digest includes:
- Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the California Teachers Study
- Profiles on the CTS Study Managers, the team members who keep things moving behind the scenes
- Updates about a new blog series dedicated to recently launched CTS research projects
- Study findings about alcohol use and risk of breast cancer

Digest 2

May 2018

This digest includes:
- An introduction to the California Teachers Study blog
- Information about a new CTS project focused on studying non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Study findings on the link between recreational strenuous physical activity and breast cancer risk

Digest 1

March 2018

In March 2018, the CTS began sending participants emailed digests with study updates. The first Digest includes:
- An introduction to the Quarterly Digest, the CTS' new emailed newsletter
- Information about Questionnaire 6
- Links to a five-part series about the history and future of the California Teachers Study
- New study findings about low-dose aspirin use and risk of breast cancer

Newsletter 13

Fall 2013

This newsletter includes:
- Information about a new CTS project collecting blood samples that will be studied to identify genetic markers that may help identify cancer at its early stage
- Novel research addressing cognition problems associated with breast cancer treatment - often called 'Chemo Brain'

Newsletter 12

Spring 2012

This newsletter includes:
- Updates on nine major areas of research the CTS published on in the past year
- Links to our partner institutions

Newsletter 11

Spring 2011

This newsletter includes:
- Updates on new funding awarded to the CTS
- Information on a recent breast cancer rate drop linked to decreased use of menopausal hormone therapy

Newsletter 10

Winter 2008

This newsletter includes:
- Additional study findings on the relationship between exercise and cancer risk
- Information about the role of nature vs. nurture in examining the causes of cancer

Newsletter 9

Fall 2006

This newsletter includes:
- Introductions to key California Teachers Study staff
- An analysis of alcohol consumption and its effects on cancer
- A dedication to Dr. Ronald K. Ross, a co-founder of the California Teachers Study

Newsletter 8

Fall 2005

This newsletter includes:
- Information on a new study investigating the relationship between pesticide exposures and breast cancer risk
- Updated research on active smoking, household second hand smoke, and breast cancer

Newsletter 7

Winter 2004

This newsletter includes:
- Updates about a new study that will collect DNA samples to explore gene interactions & their effect on breast cancer
- A call for participant input on the CTS website

Newsletter 6

Fall 2002

This newsletter includes:
- New findings on diet and breast cancer risk
- Information on cancer incidence in California women compared with women participating in the California Teachers Study

Newsletter 5

Spring 2001

This newsletter includes:
- New data on the incidence of breast, cervical, uterus, and ovarian cancer among CTS participants
- A profile on two California Teachers Study participants

Newsletter 4

Spring 2000

This newsletter includes:
- Incidence of breast cancer among CTS participants and their relatives
- Remembering Suzette Marie Wright, a member of the CTS Advisory Task Force

Newsletter 3

Winter 1998

This newsletter includes:
- Common questions and answers about the California Teachers Study
- A new study to examine the relationship between physical exercise and breast cancer
- Data from CTS participants about physical activity through the years

Newsletter 2

Fall 1997

This newsletter includes:
- Recent research activities
- Findings from the first CTS survey on participant diet and behaviors
- Introductions to the California Teachers Study External Advisory Committee

Newsletter 1

Fall 1996

This newsletter includes:
- Introductions to CTS researchers
- Characteristics of the CTS population
- Anticipated risk of developing breast cancer by age and race/ethnicity

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