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Cincinnati Ohio coordinatorsWelcome to the home page for the Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Network outreach coordinators are  Mary Orloff, Brandi Forbes and Jodi Rosen (left to right). To contact all our coordinators, please email cincynky@facingourrisk.org.

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Events

Get Shakin' for FORCE - Cincinnati Zumbathon - September 7, 2014  1:00-3:00 pm

Mount St. Joseph University, Harrington Center
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, Ohio

Contact Mary at maryofacingourrisk@yahoo.com

Get Shakin' for FORCE will include a variety of energetic instructors who will lead routines to music that will have you getting your groove on to fight hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. This fun, Latin-inspired dance event includes Merengue, Salsa, Calypso and many other types of fun and exciting rhythms.

Come and join the 2 hour party, all to benefit FORCE's lifesaving work.

Click here for more information and to register.


Support Meeting September 10, 2014, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Cancer Support Community
4918 Cooper Road
Blue Ash, OH

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 monthly 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.

There will be a Certified Gernetic Counselor(s) from CCHMC and St. Elizabeth Hereditary Cancer Program will be in attendance and able to answer any questions and to offer their insight.

Feel free to contact us with any questions:  CincyNKY@FacingOurRisk.org


Support Meeting October 8, 2014, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Cancer Family Care
2421 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH

This group is led by Certified Genetic Counselors from CCHMC's Hereditary Cancer Program and St. Elizabeth's Hereditary Cancer Program.

The topic, chosen by the Certified Genetic Counselors, for this quarterly meeting will be The Effects of Exercise and Nutrition on Cancer Risks.

If you are interested in meeting other people who share common concerns and experiences, are looking for information and spport, or need to have a couple of laughs, join others like you at the BRCA Discussion Group.

This meeting is for anyone affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, BRCA carriers, family and friends of those individuals and anyone who is looking for more information.

For questions about the discussion group, please call 513-636-7726513-636-7726.


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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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