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Welcome to the home page for the Detroit/Southeast Michigan Network of 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 Detroit/Southeast Michigan Network outreach coordinators are Ellyn Davidson, Tamra Marinello, Marla Ruhana (pictured left to right) and Eileen Kastura.

Detroit Outreach coordinators

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Events

Decoding Annie Parker Screening and Discussion April 22, 2015 5:30-8:30 pm

Location TBD

Contact Eileen at eileenk@facingourrisk.org for more information.

Join us for screening of Decoding Annie Parker and discussion with special guest Annie Parker. 

Based on true events, Decoding Annie Parker tells the life affirming story of two remarkable women; the irrepressible Annie Parker, a three time cancer survivor and the geneticist Mary-Claire King whose discovery of the breast cancer BRCA gene mutation is considered one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century.  Please visit this link for a description of the film. 


Photo Road Rally Fundraiser April 25, 2015 4:00-8:00 pm

Check in at The Library Pub
6363 Haggerty
West Bloomfield Twp. 48322
248-896-0333

Register and send payment by April 5th to Eileen Kastura at 411 Rochdale Dr. S Rochester Hills, 48309

Questions?  Contact Eileen at emkk02@gmail.com

Check in starts at 4:00 pm.  Arrive at the final destination by 8:00 pm. The clues will lead you to your final destination point where food will be provided. (CASH BAR, drinks are not included)
    
Register Now:  $25.00 per person / 5 person maximum per car
Send Team Captain's Name, phone number and number of team members along with payment.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. FORCE is holding a Road Rally and we hope you can join us!


The Illusionists at Fisher Theater May 3, 2015 7:30 pm

Fisher Theater
3011 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202  

See the mind blowing, jaw dropping show by the seven most incredible Illusionists in the world. A portion of your ticket price will benefit FORCE.

Registration and payment due March 27, 2015

Click here to register online or for more information, contact Ellyn Davidson at 248-854-2318
Main Floor - $80
Loge - $80
Balcony - $55
Upper Balcony - $35


Support Meeting May 18, 2015 6:00-8:00 pm

Grosse Pointe Beaumont
468 Cadieux
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Enter hospital and check in at volunteer desk (they will lead you to the breast center)

RSVP to Marla at marlar@facingourrisk.org
    
Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Have you tested positive for a BRCA mutation? Are you considering genetic testing? You are not alone.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. 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 May 20, 2015 7:00-8:30 pm

Beaumont Cancer Genetics Program
Rose Cancer Center
3577 West 13 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
First Floor, classroom immediately after the elevators on the right

RSVP to Ellyn at ellyn@facingourrisk.org

Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Have you tested positive for a BRCA mutation? Are you considering genetic testing? You are not alone.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. 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.


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Take the FORCE Challenge and raise $150, $300, $450 ... $1,500 or more to help others Live Life Empowered.

FORCE Live Life Empowered

Join FORCE's 15th anniversary celebration and Live Life Empowered! If FORCE has helped you in your hereditary cancer journey, now's your chance to pay it forward. You can make a difference by making a donation or by sharing your empowerment story on a personal online fundraising page. No matter which option you choose, your action will make more anniversary celebrations possible.

FORCE challenges you to raise $150 to help others Live Life Empowered! We are looking for at least 15 local members to join our city's team! Can we count on you?

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered