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There are so many stories on FORCE's website 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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Susie Schuermann
Coral Springs, Florida, 47. I realized I want to help other in the same situation.

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Hobe Sound, Florida, 57. Diagnosed with Fallopian tube cancer, stage 4 in 2011 and BRCA 1 positive

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Michigan, Triple Negative Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast Cancer Patient with BRCA1

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New Jersey, 39. I'm BRCA2+ and have had a BPM and reconstruction.

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Seattle, WA, 39. I look forward to journey highlights; for now it's mainly fear and confusion and lots of emotions.


Kronenwetter, Wisconsin, 24.

Marla Ruhana

Marla Ruhana
St. Clair Shores, Michigan, 47. Learned I was BRCA2 positive Autumn 2013, had bilateral simple mastectomies Dec 10, 2013 and opted for oophorectomy(BSO) 2/24/14. I feel so relieved!

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Cinthia Laverdy
Manalapan, New jersey, 43. I was lucky to found my ovarian cancer at stage 1


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