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 help individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers connect for support, awareness, resources, education, advocacy and fundraising.
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80 Saw Mill Road
Danbury, CT 06810
What’s in Your Genes? The Challenge of Living with a Genetic Predisposition to Cancer
Ann’s Place and FORCE will be collaborating for an evening of support and discussion. This program is open to anyone with a genetic predisposition, mutation or family history of cancer.
To register please call 203-790-6568 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We Need YOU!
Become a Peer Support Group Leader Volunteer!! FORCE is looking for passionate and motivated individuals to help ensure that no one travels the hereditary cancer journey alone in Connecticut. You'll help set up local meetings for FORCE members and assist in planning and setting up other events and activities. For more information, fill out the volunteer survey if interested.
Peer Navigation Support Program
Sign up for FORCE's new Peer Navigation Support Program! You can now get matched to a specially trained Peer Navigator volunteer who has traveled a similar journey as yours to receive confidential 1:1 phone support and a free personalized guide of expert-reviewed resources. You no longer need to spend time researching this important information and finding someone to talk to who understands the decisions you face. This program does it all for you. In addition, participation will empower you to make informed decisions with your healthcare providers.
This program is for you if:
Topics that you can select for your free personalized online guide include: genetic testing, legal protections, sharing with family, cancer treatment, risk management guidelines, screening for cancer, breast reconstruction, paying for services, quality of life issues, managing menopause, support, research and more.