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Welcome to the Chicago 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 Chicago Network peer support group leaders are Stephanie Hylwak, Sivan Schondorf (left) and Zoe Harvey-Ellis (right). Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

Sivan Schondorf  Zoe Harvey-Ellis

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36 Under 36: Sivan Schondorf, July 2015, Oy!Chicago

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Support Meeting February 28, 2016 2:00-4:00 pm

Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook
215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

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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. Chicago FORCE is holding our quarterly 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.

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered