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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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Krystal

Krystal
Phoenix, Arizona, 25. I'm a previvor. I recently had a prophylactic mastectomy after testing positive for BRCA 1.

Mary D

Mary D
Chesterton, Indiana, 57. After dealing with breast cancer for over 20 years I decided to turn my battle scars into art.

Annie G

Annie G
Mooresville, NC, 58. Diagnosed w/endometrial cancer 11 years ago;BC 1st time in 1992; BC came back, other side in 1998. Found Sue & FORCE, and genetic testing.

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Wendy Shepherd
Edmond, OK, 33. *Mom diagnosed with stage 4 ovca on 11/9/10 *She tested positive for BRCA after diagnosis. *Mom died 11/28...19 days later *Just found I have BRCA

Susan Feinberg

Susan Feinberg
Stoughton/West Dennis, Massachusetts, 52. I am BRCA1+, have been treated for both breast and fallopian cancer, the latter being detected as a result of my salpingo-oopherectomy

Heather

Heather
Indianapolis, IN, 33. Single and Dx with BC (DCIS ER+PR+HER-) at 30 y/o in 2008. Confirmed BRCA2+. Completed BM in 2009 currently screening ovaries & trying to get pregnant

Jean Haspel

Jean Haspel
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ, 48. Breast cancer survivor 2002, BRCA1 2009, BPM 2010

Theresa Larson

Theresa Larson
Stockton, California, 56. 6-year breast cancer survivor, BRCA1+ May 1010, Fallopian Tube CA October 2010

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