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The Sister Study

Getting one step closer to providing better care for women with breast cancer.


General information

Making sure that all information stays private is of great importance to us. You may visit the Sister Study website without providing any personal information, such as your name, address, or e-mail address. If you choose to provide such information, all information you give will be kept private and confidential. The Sister Study will not share identifying information with others.

When visitors send e-mail messages containing personal information, study staff responds to the letters and files them. Only designated staff members requiring access to the e-mails to respond may view or answer them.

While we take every step to protect the Sister Study website and prevent others not associated with the study from accessing or interfering with our files, we cannot assure that such tampering will not occur. Furthermore, if you have linked to the Sister Study website from another website, please check the other site's privacy policies before providing any personal information to them.

Web information

We do collect information about the number of visitors to the Sister Study website. This information is used only to help us understand what parts of the website are most often used. We need this information to help keep the website current and of the best quality.

We will not share lists of names of people who contact this site, send e-mails or who enroll.

Federal Privacy Act

The Sister Study is sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) which is authorized to conduct this research by legal authority number 42 USC 285l.


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