You Are Not Alone. Get Support.

Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer, just learned about your hereditary cancer risk or have known about it for many years, trained FORCE volunteers are available to offer confidential support.

Get Support > Find Local Support > South Florida

| More

South Florida

Get Updates

Stay informed about the latest research, important resources and opportunities to network with others.

SIGN UP

Our Sponsors

Welcome

Hi! Our names are Debbie SetuainAnnie BrickelKirstin d'Incelli and Romane Petit Joseph and we are the South Florida Volunteer Outreach Leaders for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! If you have any questions or are in need of support or information, please feel free to e-mail us. We are happy to chat about available resources, information, and support that you may find helpful. As you navigate your hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers experience, know that you are not alone and that you can reach out at any time. We look forward to hearing from you.

You can also be matched to someone who shares a similar experience as you through FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program. Learn more at www.facingourrisk.org/pnp.

Be sure to sign up (on the right side of this page) to receive critical health information and learn about our local networking and educational events via e-mail so we can stay connected. Like us on our national and local Facebook pages. 

If you need immediate assistance, please contact Diane Rose, VP of Volunteer Programs.


Debbie Setuain

Debbie Setuain (email)

Annie Brickel

Annie Brickel (email)

Kirstin d'Incelli

Kirstin d'Incelli (email)

Romane Petit Joseph

Romane Petit Joseph (email)


Events

You're Invited to the Power of Pink: Positively Pink Fashion Show September 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Shops at Pembroke Gardens
410 SW 145th Terrace
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

The Positively Pink Fashion Show features survivors and previvors celebrating Hope, Strength, Love and Beauty!

Breast cancer survivors will recapture their spriti and beauty as they model the latest styles.

Call to reserve your 2018 Brighton Limited Edition "Power of Pink" Bracelet at (954) 436-2540

For each bracelet purchase, Brighton will donate $10 to support hereditary cancer research and awareness.


Join the FORCE - Fight Against Hereditary Breast, Ovarian and Related Cancers - ZUMBA ® Fundraising Event September 29, 2018, 1:30-4:00 pm

Life Time Athletic Club – Boca Raton
1499 Yamato Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Reserve your spot or make a donation today!

Love to FEEL GOOD and DO GOOD at the same time?

Join the amazing Local Zumba Instructors at Life Time Athletic Club – Boca Raton, as we partner with FORCE - Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered- the only national non-profit organization devoted to individuals and families affected by breast, ovarian, and related cancers - to have fun and to help at the same time. Inspired by breast cancer survivors and previvors, and those diagnosed with ovarian and other genetic cancers, your participation will help FORCE to continue to provide research, support, education, and awareness, specific to hereditary cancers and those affected by it. So - come on over to Life Time and shake your body, just watch, buy raffle tickets for prizes and remember to LIVE LIFE EMPOWERED! 

Tickets are limited and will be available on site on the day of the event. By purchasing your ticket today, you are securing your place in this awareness-raising event in support of the mission of FORCE. Please join us!

ZUMBA® is a trademark of Zumba Fitness, LLC


Rock N Run: Fight N Heal Pink N Teal October 7, 2018, 7:45 am

Temple Beth AM Yulman Campus
5950 N. Kendall Drive
Pinecrest, FL 33556-2068
 
Questions? Debbie at debbies@facingourrisk.org

Cost: $30 Standard Registration (ends October 5th) or $35 Event Day Registration

Presented by The Miami Cancer Institute Baptist Health South Florida and hosted by Temple Beth AM and the Village of Pinecrest, Rock N Run is a 5K run or walk. FORCE is a beneficiary for this event.

Rock out to a cardio-blasting dance class with Claudine Nannini and run or walk in the 5K after a warm-up with Orange Theory Fitness.

Rock 'N Run was created to unite our community in the fight against breast and ovarian cancer and promote awareness to enhance prevention and early detection.


You're Invited to the Joining FORCEs Conference October 18-20, 2018 in San Diego, California 

Attend the 11th annual Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer conference because hereditary cancer knowledge can be life-saving. This is an international conference designed by and for people and families affected by hereditary cancer and will present the latest research on these cancers and a wide range of topics about making medical decisions, quality-of-life and long-term health outcomes.

Attendees include people concerned about hereditary cancer: survivors, previvors, people with a mutation or family history of cancer, patient advocates, researchers, and health care providers who treat high-risk patients.

As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to enroll in research, meet world-renowned hereditary cancer experts, share experiences and network with others who have a first-hand understanding of all you are going through. We hope you’ll join us!

Learn more about the conference and how to register


Click here to see all upcoming events in this area

What's new

Free Resources Available for Survivors, Previvors and Caregivers! 

Whether you have already been diagnosed, 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. You will be matched to a trained Peer Navigator volunteer who understands your situation for confidential and personalized phone support. Following the call, you will receive a free guide filled with expert-reviewed resources that will help you make informed medical decisions with your doctors.

Sign up today!


FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered