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Welcome WHI Participants!

You, the WHI participants, are remarkable.  Your dedication to these efforts to improve women’s health inspires us all.  You are the most reliable study participants ever, contributing information every year about you.

What WHI Has Meant to You

Many of you  have written to tell us about your work, your families, your passions and what WHI has meant to you.   We feature a small number of these here. 

Content and images for the slideshow rotate regularly. If you sent us your photo and statement, please know that it will make an appearance! Statements may have been edited for clarity and brevity.

It’s not too late to make a submission! If you wish to be included in the slideshow, please send us your photo and a few sentences about what being a WHI participant has meant to you.

E-mail us or send mail to: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave. N M3-A410, P.O. Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109.

Study Updates

LLS2 (Long Life Study 2) launching summer 2022 

Long Life Study 1 was conducted in 2012 to 2013 and, over 7,800 women participated. LLS2 will repeat the LLS1 activities on all surviving members of the LLS1 group who consent. LLS2 visits will again involve an in home visit which will include a brief physical exam, including body measurements, blood pressure and pulse, and an assessment of functional status. A fasting blood sample will also be taken. Consents will be mailed in late summer 2022 with in home visits to begin early Fall 2022

Complete your WHI Forms online

We now offer an online version of your WHI study forms. If you wish to sign up for this option, please e-mail us and be sure to include your preferred e-mail address. On the month you are typically due to have your study forms mailed, you will receive an email message with a link to your forms instead.

Join our quarterly WHI Webinars

We will be hosting a second series of online seminars starting in January 2022. Engage with WHI researchers and other participants on topics designed specifically for you! Get more details here.

WHI Matters Newsletter

Correction to the WHI Matters Newsletter: Please note that there is an error in the phone number on page 7, in the article entitled “Online WHI Forms are Now Available”. The telephone number in the third paragraph should be 1-800-218-8415. Alternatively, you may e-mail if you wish to complete your forms online or have any questions.

You can read the latest WHI Matters 2020-2021 edition (también disponible en español), featuring the following topics:

Would you like to receive your WHI Matters newsletter by email? Please e-mail us with your email address and we’ll send you the 2020-2021 edition electronically. We will never share your email without your permission and you may unsubscribe at any time. Past editions of WHI Matters are also available online.

We always welcome feedback on the newsletter! E-mail us or send your correspondence to: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave. N, M3-A410, P.O. Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109.