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Welcome to the home page for the Minnesota 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 Minneosta Network outreach coordinator is Teri Woodhull.

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We Need YOU!

Become an Outreach Volunteer!! FORCE is looking for an Outreach Coordinator to ensure that no one travels the hereditary cancer journey alone in your area. You'll help set up local meetings for FORCE members and assist in planning and setting up other events and activities. For more information, visit FORCE Volunteers and fill out the volunteer survey if interested.


Support Meeting January 26, 2015 6:30-8:30 pm

Byerly's Ridgedale
13081 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Questions? Teri at or (612) 325-5600

Feel free to pick up dinner in the store and bring it onto the meeting.  No RSVP is necessary, just show up!

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.

No Evidence of Disease Film Screening February 4, 2015 7:30 pm

Regal Brooklyn Center Stadium 20 Theater
6420 Camden Ave North
Minneapolis, MN 55430

Order tickets online or at the door

One Film, One Day, One Goal
NO EVIDENCE OF DISEASE  is an intimate, humorous, and inspiring documentary about six gynecologic surgeons who form a rock band to raise awareness around gynecologic cancers.
Please join us for a screening of the movie on World Cancer Day,  February 4th, 7:30 PM at Regal Brooklyn Center Stadium 20 Theater.  FORCE and MOCA (Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance) will be sponsoring an after movie discussion with Dr. Cheryl Bailey from MN Oncology and Shari Baldinger, Genetic Counselor from Allina Health.

The documentary is one hour in length followed by the discussion. FORCE and MOCA do not receive any of the ticket price - it is a regular Regal theater ticket which may be purchased either online or at the door.


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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