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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 and ovarian cancer.

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

Susan   Christy   Janet

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Events

Support Meeting February 17, 2016 10:00 am

Panera Bread
1195 Woodstock Road
Highway 92, Super Target Shopping Center
Roswell, GA 30075

RSVP to Christy at christyhorn@facingourrisk.org

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancers? 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, ovarian and related cancers. Atlanta FORCE is holding our monthly get-together and we hope you can join us!

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.


Support Meeting March 2, 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!


Support Meeting April 6, 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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