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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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Marla Brichta
Northbrook, Illinois, 61. After prophylactic breast surgery the pathology came back with a very early DCIS in one breast. I saved my life, no other treatment needed!!!

Susan Stewart LeCou

Susan Stewart LeCou
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 68. Fall 2007, Stage 1 Ovarian CA; surgery & prophylactic chemo. Apr 2008 3c RT Breast CA. Bilateral mastectomy, chemo & Herceptin. May 2013, no evidence

Alice McCormack Osmers

Alice McCormack Osmers
Brick, NJ, 42. I had preventative oophorectomy after learning of my BRCA 2 status.

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Sherry
Carrollton, TX/USA, 50. DCIS, lumpectomy and radiation, genetic testing, BRCA2 positive, ovaries removed, mastectomy and reconstruction.

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Britta Iltis-Van Vliet
Turlock, CA, 28. My Mom is BRCA1 positive and a FOUR time cancer survivor. My sister and I are BRCA1 positive. We both have had life saving prophylactic mastectomies.

Laura

Laura
Grafton, Ohio, My journey is just starting. I received the news that I am positive for the BRCA gene.

Jen Ford Johns

Jen Ford Johns
Hagerstown, Maryland, 35. My older sister took me on a woman's retreat weekend to give me a break from my responsibilities & to get this off my mind.

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Erin
Peoria, Arizona, 28.

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