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Welcome to the home page for the Maryland 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 Maryland Network peer support group leaders are (left to right) Lisa Brandenburg, Kimberly Jackson, Lara Diamond and Chelsea Needel. Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.


Lisa Brandenburg

Lisa Brandenburg (email)

Kimberly Jackson

Kimberly Jackson (email)

Lara Diamond

Lara Diamond (email)


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Events

Support Meeting August 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Center for Mind-Body Therapies
5 North Bentz Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701 

RSVP to Lisa at lisab@facingourrisk.org

Guest Speaker: Kate Carter, M.Ac., L.Ac., Traditional Acupuncture, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
    
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. Local area 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.


Support Meeting October 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

John Hopkins Greenspring
10751 Falls Road
Lutherville, MD 21093  

RSVP to Lara at larad@gmail.com

Special Speaker: Jessica Scott, a Certified Genetic Counselor, will update us on recent HBOC research and will be answer questions.
    
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. Maryland FORCE is holding our 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