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Welcome

Welcome to the home page for the Atlanta 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, ovarian and related cancers.

Our Atlanta Network peer support group leaders are (left to right) Susan BossertChristy Horn, Janet Johnson and Christy Thacker. Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.


Susan Bossert

Susan Bossert (email)

Christy Horn

Christy Horn (email)

Janet Johnson

Janet Johnson (email)

Christy Thacker

Christy Thacker (email)


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Events

Support Meeting May 4, 2016 6:30 pm

Northside Hospital Cancer Support Community
(Just northeast of Northside Hospital, past St. Joseph's Hospital)
5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Building C
2nd Floor, Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30342

RSVP to Christy at christyhorn@facingourrisk.org

6:30 pm - Q & A with Katie Lang, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor at Northside Hospital. She will be available to answer your questions.

7:30 pm - FORCE Support Group Meeting

Who you will meet: Guest Speakers, FORCE Volunteers and Members

What: Learn from other people who are navigating the hereditary cancer path. Help someone else by sharing your story. This is a great chance to meet some local area FORCE members and/or catch up with those you've met at previous get-togethers.

Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Are you considering genetic testing or have you tested positive for a mutation in BRCA or another gene associated with increased cancer risk? You are not alone.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

We hope you can join us!


Atlanta TeamFORCE Olea Oliva! VIP Tasting Benefit - June

Atlanta TeamFORCE Olea Oliva! VIP Tasting Benefit June 16, 2016 7:00-9:00 pm

Olea Oliva!
The Avenues at East Cobb
4475 Roswell Road, Suite 1000
Marietta, GA 30062

RSVP: Susan at susan@facingourrisk.org

Cost: $30.00 per person tax deductible donation. Order tickets here.

Olive Oil and Vinegar VIP Tasting Benefit - Our VIP Culinary Event is limited to the first 25 responses - reserve your ticket today!

Olea Oliva! Special Sales Day to Benefit FORCE – Community Welcome Saturday, June 18th, 2016
STORE HOURS: 10 am to 8 pm
•    Olea Oliva! Donates $1 to FORCE for each 250 ml bottle purchased
•    Olea Oliva! Donates $2 to FORCE for each 500 ml bottle purchased
For the man who has everything Gourmet Olive Oils and Vinegar is the perfect Father’s Day gift! Remember Dad!

With your support we will reach our Fundraising Goal of $1,500
We look forward to seeing you!


Support Meeting September 7, 2016 6:30 pm

Northside Hospital Cancer Support Community
(Just northeast of Northside Hospital, past St. Joseph's Hospital)
5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Building C
2nd Floor, Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30342

RSVP to Christy at christyhorn@facingourrisk.org

6:30 pm - Q & A with Katie Lang, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor at Northside Hospital. She will be available to answer your questions.

7:30 pm - FORCE Support Group Meeting

Who you will meet: Guest Speakers, FORCE Volunteers and Members

What: Learn from other people who are navigating the hereditary cancer path. Help someone else by sharing your story. This is a great chance to meet some local area FORCE members and/or catch up with those you've met at previous get-togethers.

Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Are you considering genetic testing or have you tested positive for a mutation in BRCA or another gene associated with increased cancer risk? You are not alone.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

We hope you can join us!


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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered