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Welcome to the home page for the Reading, Pennsylvania 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.

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This is a Genetics Expert Affiliate Group led by Iman Haroun, M.Sc., LCGC and Donna Lamp, RN, BSN, CCM. We look forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming monthly support meetings. We meet the second Tuesday of every month. Please contact Diane Rose if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

Reading Hospital Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center
Iman Haroun Donna Lamp
Sixth Avenue & Spruce Street 2494 Bernville Road
West Reading, PA 19611 Reading, PA 19605
Phone: 484-628-7116 Phone: 610-378-2457
Website: www.Readinghealth.org Website: www.thefutureofhealthcare.org

 


Events

You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together March 13, 2018 7:00-8:30 PM

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

RSVP to Kathy Kolb at (610) 478-1447 or Director@BCSSBerks.org

Meetings led by Genetic Experts Iman Haroun, Certified Genetic Counselor at Reading Hospital and
Donna Lamp, RN, BSN, CCM , Coordinator of the Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center
    
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!

 


You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together April 10, 2018 7:00-8:30 PM

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

RSVP to Kathy Kolb at (610) 478-1447 or Director@BCSSBerks.org

Meetings led by Genetic Experts Iman Haroun, Certified Genetic Counselor at Reading Hospital and
Donna Lamp, RN, BSN, CCM , Coordinator of the Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center
    
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!

 


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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