i need a sister
"My team of doctors was amazing, but what gave me strength throughout my cancer treatment and recovery was having access to other women who understood what I was feeling. The Breast Connect sisterhood is a priceless resource to anyone who has heard the words, "You have cancer."
—Michelle Hankes / Maryville TN
Breast Cancer Survivor since June 2014
Sister Survivor Disclaimer
The Breast Connect Sisterhood matching service is provided for the benefit of new breast cancer patients, with no compensation to either party. All interactions resulting from the connection between you and your "sister match" are personal and at the discretion of the new patient and survivor sister. Breast Connect is held harmless from any and all interactions and decisions resulting from the match. You hereby release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Breast Connect, Inc. and its members, officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, and damages arising out of the sharing or storage of any information you provide to us and from the interactions with persons with whom you connect through Breast Connect, Inc.
You, the breast cancer patient control this interaction. You will be provided with a name(s) and contact information. You can make that contact at your discretion. You should indicate to your sister match how you would like to communicate. Sister survivors do not “push” themselves on new patients. They respond as directed by you, the patient. If at any time you are not comfortable with your sister match, you will inform your contact at Breast Connect so that they can find you a new match. You agree to complete a short evaluation form about your Sisterhood experience within 6 months of your match.
BreastConnect.org has not been established to sell healthcare, drive opinions, or be a persuasive source. By submitting a request to participate in the Breast Connect Sisterhood program, you are authorizing Breast Connect, Inc. to store your information in a database and, as appropriate, share the information you provide (including, without limitation, your name, medical diagnosis and contact information) with sister survivors participating in the Breast Connect Sisterhood Program.