Wherever you are in the process of determining your cancer risk or risk management options, you are not alone.
Welcome to the home page for the Connecticut Network for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! Here you will find information on our local efforts to provide information, support, awareness, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Our Connecticut coordinator is Marina Richeson.
We Need YOU!
Become an Outreach Volunteer!! FORCE is looking for a Co-Outreach Coordinator in Connecticut, specifically on the east side in Middlesex, New Haven, Litchfield and Hartford Counties to ensure that no one travels the hereditary cancer journey alone in your area. You'll help set up local meetings for FORCE members and assist in planning and setting up other events and activities. For more information, visit FORCE Volunteers and fill out the volunteer survey if interested.
Support Meeting February 11, 2015 6:00-7:30 pm
The Whittingham Cancer Center Conference Room
24 Stevens Street
Free parking across the street from the Cancer Center
RSVP to Marina at firstname.lastname@example.org
Guest Speaker: Dr. George Zahrah, Medical Oncologist & Director of Genetics
You will also meet:
Laura Gianninoto, APRN, Breast Health Specialist
Michelle Dailey, LMFT, Family Therapist
Jessica Lipschutz, CGC, Genetic Counselor
Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Have you tested positive for a BRCA mutation? Are you considering genetic testing? You are not alone.
FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Local area FORCE is holding our quarterly get-together and we hope you can join us!
Join FORCE's 15th anniversary celebration and Live Life Empowered! If FORCE has helped you in your hereditary cancer journey, now's your chance to pay it forward. You can make a difference by making a donation or by sharing your empowerment story on a personal online fundraising page. No matter which option you choose, your action will make more anniversary celebrations possible.
FORCE challenges you to raise $150 to help others Live Life Empowered! We are looking for at least 15 local members to join our city's team! Can we count on you?