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Welcome to the home page for the Denver and Colorado Springs Network for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! Here you will find information on our local efforts to help individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers connect for support, awareness, resources, education, advocacy and fundraising.

Sign up on your right to receive information about our local networking and educational events via email and like us on our national Facebook page. 

If you are looking for support or information, reach out to our Denver and Colorado Springs Network peer support group leaders: Marjorie Noleen, Michelle MacDonald and Jill Holdren. Please contact Diane Rose if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

Marjorie Noleen

Marjorie Noleen (email)

Michelle MacDonald

Michelle MacDonald (email)


You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together February 24, 2018 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Centura Health Clinic (24-hour Emergency Site)
7233 Church Ranch Blvd., Westminster, CO 80021
(near the Hwy 36 exit for Church Ranch/104th)
*Use the entrance closest to the flagpole
RSVP to Jill Holdren, or 831-272-4792

Special Topic: Navigating Breast Cancer and Bilateral Mastectomy; plus mastectomy ‘Show and Tell’ for those interested

Guest Speaker: Jess Wilkerson, RN, Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator and Breast Cancer Survivor

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!

Click here to see all upcoming events in this area

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Free Resources Available for Survivors, Previvors and Caregivers! 

Whether you have just learned about your hereditary cancer risk or have known about it for many years, FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program provides important information for you and your family. Trained Peer Navigator volunteers who understand your situation are available for confidential 1:1 phone support. Following the call, you will receive a free personalized guide filled with expert-reviewed resources that will help you make informed medical decisions with your doctors.

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered