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Welcome 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 help individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers connect for support, awareness, resources, education, advocacy and fundraising.

Sign up on your right to receive information about our local networking and educational events via email and like us on our local and national Facebook pages. 

If you are looking for support or information, reach out to our Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Network peer support group leaders: Mary Orloff and Brandi Forbes and our Dayton area peer support group leader Bethany Cooper. To contact all our support group leaders, please email Please contact Diane Rose if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

Mary Orloff and Brandi Forbes

Mary Orloff and Brandi Forbes (email)

Bethany Cooper

Bethany Cooper (email)


You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together December 13, 2017 6:30-8:00 pm - Annual Holiday Party

Cancer Support Community of Greater Cincinnati/NKY
4918 Cooper Road
Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 

RSVP to Brandi at

Feel free to bring your favorite treat or snack to share and we'll see what kind of games (and maybe even prizes) we can come up with! 

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!

Click here to see all upcoming events in this area

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Free Resources Available for Survivors, Previvors and Caregivers! 

Whether you have just learned about your hereditary cancer risk or have known about it for many years, FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program provides important information for you and your family. Trained Peer Navigator volunteers who understand your situation are available for confidential 1:1 phone support. Following the call, you will receive a free personalized guide filled with expert-reviewed resources that will help you make informed medical decisions with your doctors.

Sign up today!

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered