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.

 

 

YOU CAN LEARN FROM SUPPORTIVE ORGANIZATIONS

 

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:

 

 

 

YOU CAN LEARN FROM BOOKS

 

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

 

 

YOU CAN LEARN FROM SURVIVORS

 

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.


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