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Welcome to the home page for the New York City 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 New York City Network outreach coordinator is Jane Herman.

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Forum Focuses on Knowing Facts of Cancer, New Jersey Jewish News, February 4, 2015


Events

FORCE NYC Gathering in Central Park August 12, 2015 6:30-8:30 pm

Picnic:  Meet at the fountain at Colubus Circle (59th Street and CPW)
Join other NYC FORCE members for a social evening of snacks and friendship. Whether we talk about the HBOC issues we face, our kids, families, jobs, or whatever else keeps us busy, this event is designed to help strengthen and deepen the ties among the members within our community.  Please bring a snack to share and your own beverage. We will have some blankets, but feel free to bring your own.   

RSVP to Laura Royse at laurar@facingourrisk.org (347) 439-3222

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 September 28, 2015 6:30-8:00 pm

Gilda's Club NYC
195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014

RSVP to Laura Royse at laurar@facingourrisk.org (347) 439-3222

HBOC Week Special Guest Speaker:  Heather Wright, a naturopathic doctor at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology, will join us to discuss naturopathic medicine and the benefits of supplements. Spouses and partners are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting.

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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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered