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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, ovarian and related cancers.

Our Philadelphia Network peer support group leaders are Janelle Morrison (left), and Jill Oster (right). Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.


Janelle Morrison

Janelle Morrison (email)

Jill Oster

Jill Oster (email)


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Events

Support Meeting May 1, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm

Abington-Jefferson Health
Women’s Board Living Room - Second Floor Dixon Building
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001 

When you exit the elevator make a left – the Women’s Board Office will be in front of you - make another Left and proceed down the corridor the Living Room will be on the Right. 
There will be signs on the door to welcome you.

RSVP to Janelle at janellem@facingourrisk.org
    
Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancers? 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, ovarian and related cancers. Philadelphia 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.


Support Meeting September 11, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm

Member'shome
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

RSVP for address and directions to Sandy at sandrac@facingourrisk.org
    
Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancers? 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, ovarian and related cancers. Phildadelphia/SNJ 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.


Support Meeting November 6, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
111 South 11th Street
Gibbon Building, Room # 2135
2nd floor conference room off of the cafeteria
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The room is conveniently located on the same floor as the parking garage. There is a bridge from the hospital 2nd floor to the parking garage, that extends over 10th street, where there is convenient parking for the program.
 
RSVP to Janelle at janellem@facingourrisk.org
    
Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancers? 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, ovarian and related cancers. Phildadelphia/SNJ 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.


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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered