Wherever you are in the process of determining your cancer risk or risk management options, you are not alone.
Welcome to the home page for the Houston 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 Houston Network outreach coordinator is Judy Calabria.
BioMarin is enrolling EMBRACA, a Phase 3 study of talazoparib, a PARP inhibitor, in patients with locally advanced and/or metastatic BRCA+ breast cancer. For more information on EMBRACA visit www.embracastudy.com or contact the research team at:
Conference February 21, 2015 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
7200 Cambridger Street
1st Floor Conference Rooms A&B
Houston, TX 77030
RSVP to Lauren Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org
Baylor is hosting the 4th Annual Houston Area Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Conference on February 21, 2015, from 9:30am-3:00pm. The free event will be held at the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center. Our Houston FORCE Outreach Coordinator, Judy Calabria, will be hosting a FORCE table at the event, and looks forward to connecting with fellow FORCE members who also attend.
Young Survival Coalition Conference March 6-8, 2015
Hilton Americas - Houston
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010
FORCE will be hosting an exhibit table during the YSC conference, and we could use volunteers to help spread the wonderful work of FORCE and hereditary breast and ovarian cancer with the YSC conference attendes. If you are intersted in helping for a few hours or shifts on March 6-8, please email Judy at email@example.com.
Friday, March 6, 2015 12 noon - 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2015 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Decoding Annie Parker Film Screening March 19, 2015
Details to follow. Email Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Annie Parker is scheduled to be in Houston on March 19 for a book signing, as well as a viewing of the 'Decoding Annie Parker' movie. The book and movie are about Annie Parker, a three-time cancer survivor, and Dr. Marie-Claire King's discovery of the BRCA genetic mutation.
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?