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Welcome to the home page for the Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Network outreach coordinators are (left to right), Katrina Parnacott, Janelle Morrison, and Jill Oster.

Erin and Courtney  Joan  Joan  

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Support Meeting May 28, 2015 7:00-8:30 pm

Breast Cancer Support Services
529 Reading Avenue Suite C
West Reading, PA 19611

RSVP to Diane at
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.

Women's Retreat June 7, 2015 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Life's Patina at Willowbrook Farm
1750 North Valley Rd
Malvern, PA 19355  

Join us for a special day for YOU!
Partake in a one-day women's event at historic Willowbrook Farm to discuss the power of revealing your authentic self and  explore creative ways to jump-start your own personal Transformation. The bucolic setting will speak to your senses as our presenters will speak to your soul.     

Keynote Speaker Caroline O'Halloran, is a journalist, editor and freelance writer. Caroline's articles have appeared in regional newspapers, national magazines and collegiate publications. She has just launched a new site for women, with a focus on style + soul + smarts for women in their prime. Also featured, will be a panel discussion highlighting:
•    Dr. Lynn W. Feinman - Natural Health Options
•    Stacey Grant - Koi Fly Productions and others who will speak about their journey of transformation.
•    Veronica Fitzgerald of Verge Yoga, will lead us in restorative yoga by the pond.
•    Transformative guided imagery exercises will be instructed by Dr. Lynn Feinman and reflection journals will be provided.
Of course a delicious fresh lunch and inventive snacks will be part of your day... as well as lively discussion!
FORCE will receive a portion of proceeds from the event.

Event Fee - $75.00
For more information: Meg Veno & Chris Stoner / 610-812-9594
Register by clicking here.  

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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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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered