Wherever you are in the process of determining your cancer risk or risk management options, you are not alone.
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Welcome to the home page for the Columbus 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.
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Support Meeting September 22, 2015 6:00-8:00 pm
Stephanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center (OSU)
1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43212
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM (Healthy Living Presentation)
7:00 - 8:00 PM Sharing of information, Genetic Counselor present
Discussion: Healthy living with a focus on foods thought to reduce cancer risk. A cooking demonstration and recipe/shopping tips will be provided by the Breast Center's registered dietitian.
RSVP: (Optional but helpful) Laurie Alpers firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Meeting October 27, 2015 6:00-7:30 pm
Location: OhioHealth The Bing Cancer Center - Atrium Room A
500 Thomas Lane (OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Campus)
Enter Purple Parking Garage off of Thomas Lane, direct access to the building from the parking garage (immediate right) to conference room near coffee/snack bar, free parking passes at meeting
Speaker: OhioHealth Gynecologic Cancer Surgeon, Gary Reid, MD
RSVP: Laurie Alpers email@example.com or (248) 229-4725
Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Have you tested positive for a BRCA mutation or other 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.