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Funding & Support

The FORCE toll-free helpline is made possible by a generous grant from Genentech.


FORCE has over 150 passionate volunteers across the country, ensuring no one travels their HBOC journey alone.

Sandy Cohen,
FORCE SVP of Volunteer Services and Previvor

1-866-288-RISK (7475)

Toll-free HelplinePeer support for people concerned about hereditary cancer. All calls are confidential. Call any time.

If a volunteer is not available to answer your call, please leave your name and phone number so someone can return your call.

Volunteers do not offer medical advice but share their experiences with hereditary cancer and risk by offering nonjudgmental support and resources.

Speak with a board-certified genetic counselor by telephone

FORCE is collaborating with InformedDNA to provide you access to board-certified genetic counselors. If you would like to ask a general question about genetics call toll-free: 866-288-RISK (7475), extension 704.

A genetic counselor from InformedDNA will return your call within 48 hours.

Para hablar con un Voluntario en Español

Nuestra línea gratuita ya esta disponible en Español.

Asistencia para personas interesadas en el cancer hereditario. Todas las llamadas son confidenciales. Puedes llamar a cualquier hora.

Los voluntarios no dan consultas médicas, pero ofrecen su apoyo sin juzgar y comparten sus experiencias en el tema y pueden orientarte hacia donde acudir de acuerdo a tus intereses.

Para hablar con un Consultor Genético o con un Voluntario en Español, llama a nuestra línea gratuita: 866-288-7475 y marca la extensión 720.

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Received Personalized Guidance

Get matched to a Peer Navigator Volunteer who has faced a similar journey and receive 1:1 personalized support and resources.


Personal Fundraising

FORCE has outreach groups throughout the United States and in Essex, United Kingdom that meet periodically to offer peer support, and share resources.

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered