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Welcome to the home page for the Southern NJ/Philadelphia 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 Southern NJ/Philadelphia Network peer support group leaders: Katrina Wells and Danielle Altersitz. Please contact Diane Rose if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.


Danielle Altersitz (left) and Katrina Wells (right)

Danielle Altersitz (left) and Katrina Wells (right)


Events

You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together March 4, 2018 1:00-3:00 pm

White Lotus Center
1026 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Special Guest: Dory Ellen Fish, licensed acupuncturist

RSVP to Katrina at katrinaw@facingourrisk.org

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.

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered