educate yourself

What is breast cancer? How is it treated?

There are many facets of breast cancer, and we understand that the information available can become overwhelming. Our experience has lead us to the following conclusion:


The more you know, the better decisions you can make about your care.


Below we have four links that will give you a simple, easy-to-understand overview of the disease - and also an Education Application if you want to learn more.



YOU CAN LEARN FROM additional websites

Here are some additional websites some of our survivors found useful after their initial research:




Here are some books our survivors found useful after their initial research:




The majority of our east Tennessee members are survivors: women who have been through the journey. You can connect with these  survivors in two ways:


  • Attend an Event  We have social events where we get together to share  camaraderie and experiences. You are welcome to join us at our next event.

  • Make a Connection  Many of our members are survivors who are willing  to share their experience one-on-one with others. If you would like to be  paired with a survivor, make a connection through our Sisterhood program.


YOU CAN LEARN FROM Scientific information

For those who have completed their basic research and have an interest in the scientific studies and guidelines that have formed the treatments and standards that are commonly applied, these are a selection of articles published in reputable medical journals. This is not a complete library of pertinent content:


Here are PDFs of scientific studies on several items: 


You can also check out our  Breast Cancer Glossary of Terms


Breast Connect is here for you. Please contact us via Facebook or email  if we can help in any way. 

A BIG thank you to our supporters has not been established to sell healthcare, drive opinions, or be a persuasive source. Our exclusive purpose is to support those newly diagnosed as they create their own course of action. The women in this program are certainly not doctors and cannot provide medical advice. We can only speak from our own experiences. 

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