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Judy CalabriaWelcome 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 peer support group leader is Judy Calabria. Please contact Sandy Cohen if you are unable to connect with local volunteers.

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EMBRACA Study - PARP inhibitor clinical trial for advanced breast cancer

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 or contact the research team at:

MD Anderson Cancer Center 
Houston, TX
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Litton, MD 
Contact: Jie Zhang    
Number: 713-792-2817    
Email: or


Brighton Power of Pink

Brighton’s Power of Pink to Support FORCE

From Sept 25 – Nov 15, FORCE will receive $5 from the sale of every Brighton Legacy or Woodstock bracelet at the Baybrook Mall store and $5 from the sale of every Brighton Legacy bracelet at the Memorial City Mall store. Brighton will also donate 5% of the sale of all other Power of Pink merchandise. You can place a phone order, email order or purchase at the Brighton Collectibles Memorial City Mall store or the Brighton Collectibles store at Baybrook Mall in order for FORCE to receive the donation. When ordering, please mention FORCE.

Brighton Collectibles Memorial City Mall
303 Memorial City Mall
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 467-6751

Brighton Collectibles Baybrook Mall
1070 Baybrook Mall
Friendswood, TX 77546
(281) 286-4696

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FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered