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There are so many stories on FORCE and so many members willing to share their experiences. We hope these profiles can help you connect with our community and get advice from people like you — people who have been where you are today!

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Covina, CA, 34. Just beginning the journey of research, as I was just diagnosed 3days ago with the BRCA 1 mutation.

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OC, MD, BRCA2+, scheduled for complete hyster,salpingect,oophorect, and bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction in 2/13.


San Jose, CA, 29. 29 year old with BRCA 1 positive results. On my path to getting my prophylactic bilateral mastectomy.

Donna Amendola

Donna Amendola
Avon, Ohio, 41. I received my breast cancer diagnosis on June 18, 2012. I then found out I was BRCA2 positive. I learned of FORCE and attended the 2012 Conference.

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Tennessee, Having the knowledge to take action against cancer.

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Kathleen SUNSHINE O'Brien

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Washington, Dc, 28. I became aware that I was BRCA II positive in 2005 at the age of 21. I truly believe that having the knowledge of my gene mutation it saved my life.

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Battle Creek, MI, 39. Diagnosed with Breast Cancer April 2012 and tested positive for BRCA2 in May 2012. Completed Chemo Treatments July 2012


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