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Hi! My name is Amanda Herron and I am the Charleston Volunteer Outreach Leader for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! If you have any questions or are in need of support or information, please feel free to e-mail me. I am happy to chat about available resources, information, and support that you may find helpful. As you navigate your hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers experience, know that you are not alone and that you can reach out at any time. I look forward to hearing from you.

You can also be matched to someone who shares a similar experience as you through FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program. Learn more at

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If you need immediate assistance, please contact Diane Rose, VP of Volunteer Programs.

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You're Invited to an Educational Event January 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Drive
Charleston, SC 29403

Register for the FREE Educational Program at 1-833-492-8853

Come Hear About a Treatment Option for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

  • Learn how to be an advocate for your own care
  • Hear an ambassador share her story of living with ovarian cancer
  • Hear from a healthcare professional about a treatment option

Featuring: Joan E., Living with ovarian cancer, Becky Lynch, BSN, RN, OCN, and TESARO Oncology Nurse Educator.

Check-in begins at 9:30 am, the program starts at 10:00 am. Friends and family are welcome! Complimentary parking and food provided. Program sponsored by TESARO.



You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together February 16, 2019, 10:00 am

Tidelands Health Oncology
Radiation Therapy Center
4033 Highway 17 Bypass Suite 106
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

RSVP to Amanda at or (843) 302-6638
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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