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Laurie AlpersLaurie Palmer

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.

Our Columbus Network peer support group leaders are Laurie Alpers, and Laurie Palmer. Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

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Support Meeting December 12, 2015 10:30 am - noon

Panera Bread
Olentangy Plaza
875 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43214

How about coffee before you complete your holiday shopping? This is an RSVP-please meeting.

RSVP to Laurie at
Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Are you considering genetic testing or have you tested positive for a mutation in BRCA or another gene associated with increased cancer risk? You are not alone.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Columbus 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.

Click here to see all upcoming events in this area

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered