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Welcome to the home page for the South Florida 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 Miami Beach Network outreach coordinators are  Debbie Setuain (left) and Christy Thacker (right).

Debbie  Christy

What's new

Second Annual Rock N Run Cancer-Cure Benefit Raises $46K, November 21, 2014, Tribune Pinecrest

EMBRACA Study - PARP inhibitor clinical trial for advanced breast cancer

BioMarin is enrolling EMBRACA, a Phase 3 study of talazoparib, a PARP inhibitor, in patients with locally advanced and/or metastatic BRCA+ breast cancer. For more information on EMBRACA visit or contact the research team at:

University of Miami - Deerfield Beach Facility 
Deerfield Beach, FL
Contact: Name: Lori Kronish
Number: 954-461-2111


Memorial Cancer Institute DBA Memorial Healthcare System 
Hollywood, FL
Principal Investigator: Alejandra Perez, MD 
Contact: Alejandra Perez, MD 
Number: 954-265-4325
Alternative Contact: Denise Francis
Number: 954-265-2796


Support Meeting March 14, 2015 1:30-3:30 pm

Novecento Aventura  Restaurant
18831 N. Biscayne Blvd Suite 220
Aventura, FL 33180

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Join FORCE's Executive Director, Sue Friedman and South Florida's Peer Support Group Leaders!
We hope you can join us for this social lunch where we will hear from Sue Friedman about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer research, advocacy and new FORCE initiatives. We will also have time to network and share experiences and answer your questions.

Click this link for entree options and expense planning.   

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Take the FORCE Challenge and raise $150, $300, $450 ... $1,500 or more to help others Live Life Empowered.

FORCE Live Life Empowered

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?

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered