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Hi! Our names are Pamela Hennen (Minneapolis), Jessica Smith (Minneapolis), Teri Woodhull (Minneapolis) and Cori Berg (Rochester) and we are the Minnesota Volunteer Outreach Leaders for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! If you have any questions or are in need of support or information, please feel free to e-mail us. We are happy to chat about available resources, information, and support that you may find helpful. As you navigate your hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers experience, know that you are not alone and that you can reach out at any time. We look forward to hearing from you.

You can also be matched to someone who shares a similar experience as you through FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program. Learn more at www.facingourrisk.org/pnp.

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If you need immediate assistance, please contact Diane Rose, VP of Volunteer Programs.


Teri Woodhull

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Pamela Hennen

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Jessica Smith

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Cori Berg

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You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together January 17, 2019, 7:00-9:00 PM

Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center – Mayo Clinic
Conference Room 124
565 1st St SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Speaker: Dr. Ekta Kapoor will be presenting on managing menopause symptoms after bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and the use of hormone therapy when individuals have a higher risk of cancer.

There is free street parking along 1st Street SW and Center Street (north of the DAHLC).  Once you enter the building, go down the stairs, and turn right.  You will cross the Café seating area to get to the room.

Questions? Cori at corib@facingourrisk.org
    
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!

~No RSVP needed to attend the meeting~

 


You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together February 7, 2019, 7:00-9:00 pm

Lunds & Byerly's  
Community Room (located inside the store)
3777 Park Center Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Note, we moved the meeting start time to 7:00 pm to make it easier to navigate traffic. Feel free to pick up dinner in the store and bring to the meeting. There are both hot and cold food options in the dining/deli area.

Questions? Teri at Teriw@facingourrisk.org
    
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!

~No RSVP needed to attend the meeting~

 

 


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