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Welcome to the home page for the Scarborough, Maine 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.

Sign up on your right to receive information about our local networking and educational events via email and like us on our national Facebook page.

This is a Genetics Expert Affiliate Group led by Jessica Cary, MS, RN, CGC and Katherine Lafferty, MS, CGC. We look forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming quarterly support meetings. Please contact Diane Rose if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

New England Cancer Specialists Maine Medical Center
Jessica Cary Katherine Lafferty
100 Campus Drive, Suite 108 22 Bramhall Street
Scarborough, Maine 04074 Portland, Maine 04102
Phone: 207-396-8772 Phone: 207-396-8331
Website: www.newenglandcancerspecialists.org Website: www.mmc.org

Events

You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together April 23, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street (Route One)
South Portland, Maine 04106

RSVP to Jessica at CaryJ@newecs.org

Special Topic: Men and Breast Cancer

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!


You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together July 24, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street (Route One)
South Portland, Maine 04106

RSVP to Jessica at CaryJ@newecs.org

Special Topic: Reseawrch Topics on Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Syndromes

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!


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Free Resources Available for Survivors, Previvors and Caregivers! 

Whether you have just learned about your hereditary cancer risk or have known about it for many years, FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program provides important information for you and your family. Trained Peer Navigator volunteers who understand your situation are available for confidential 1:1 phone support. Following the call, you will receive a free personalized guide filled with expert-reviewed resources that will help you make informed medical decisions with your doctors.

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered