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Welcome to the home page for the Kansas 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 Kansas Network peer support group leaders are Michelle Smoot (left) and Joan Bruns (right). Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.


Michelle Smoot

Michelle Smoot (email)

Joan Bruns

Joan Bruns (email)


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Events

Support Meeting June 6, 2016 6:30 pm

Michelle's home in Lee's Summit, MO

RSVP for the address and directions to Michelle at michelle@facingourrisk.org or call 816-808-6001.

Special Speaker: Dr Brenda Shoup gynecologist oncologist who will give us the latest updates for surgery techniques, what a BRCA patient should or should not remove, and how to proceed after surgery is complete, get a pap how often etc.
    
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. Kansas City 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.


Bra Couture KC and FORCE HamBINGO Fundraiser

Bra Couture KC and FORCE HamBINGO Fundraiser - August 12, 2016 7-8:30 pm

Hamburger Mary’s
3700 Broadway Blvd. 
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816)842-1919

Questions: Michelle Smoot at Michelle@facingourrisk.org

Play 10 rounds of Bingo: $10 (suggested donation)
Eat/Drink while playing!
Have fun and learn about two amazing charities here in Kansas City!

Bingo starts at 7:00 pm, but come early to make sure you get a seat and learn more about these great charities.


Support Meeting September 19, 2016 6:30 pm

Michelle's home in Lee's Summit, MO

RSVP for the address and directions to Michelle at michelle@facingourrisk.org or call 816-808-6001.

Special Speaker: Dr Brenda Shoup gynecologist oncologist who will give us the latest updates for surgery techniques, what a BRCA patient should or should not remove, and how to proceed after surgery is complete, get a pap how often etc.
    
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. Kansas City 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.


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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered