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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 ParnacottJanelle MorrisonJill Oster and Denise Richardson.

Erin and Courtney  Joan  Joan  Joan

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Events

Support Meeting September 14, 2014  2:00-4:00 pm

Member's Home in Lafayette Hill, PA

RSVP for directions to Katrina

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.


Support Meeting September 29, 2014 7:00-8:30 pm

Breast Cancer Resource Center, YWCA Princeton
59 Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, NJ 08540

RSVP to Jill at jillo@facingourrisk.org

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.


FORCE Fundraiser, October 11, 2014, 7:00pm

Annual FORCE Breast Cancer Awareness night at Philadelphia Union Game at PPL Park

Bring your family and friends to a fun night for our Annual FORCE Breast Cancer Awareness night as Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union take on the Columbus Crew.

We have 75 tickets reserved for FORCE! We need your help in purchasing or selling these $25 tickets. Interested? Contact Katrina for more information.

A portion of each ticket sold will benefit FORCE. Purchasing tickets directly through FORCE will save on the shipping and handling charges.


Support Meeting  November 16, 2014  1:00 - 3:00 pm

November Phila/Southern NJ Support Meeting  
Jefferson University Hospitals
Gibbon Building, West Atrium Conference Room, 2nd Floor, #2135
111 South 11th Street, Philadelphia
RSVP: Katrina at katrinap@facingourrisk.org


Parking is located at 10th and Chestnut Streets. The entrance is located under the bridge (that says Jefferson) that crosses over 10th street from the parking building to the Gibbon Building. Free parking vouchers will be provided for this parking location only at the meeting.

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.



 


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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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