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Should you consider genetic testing for hereditary cancer? We have compiled resources to help you decide.

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New ACS Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

New ACS Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

The American Cancer Society (ACS) released new breast cancer screening guidelines, raising the recommended age for beginning annual screening from 40 to 45, and endorsing biennial screenings beginning at age 55. Read our statement on these new guidelines.



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Newest Joining FORCEs Newsletter is Up

Newest Joining FORCEs Newsletter is Up

The latest edition of our Joining FORCEs newsletter is available online. Read articles on the latest research and stories from people making a difference in the HBOC community.

ABOUT Network: A New Approach to Research

ABOUT Network: A New Approach to Research

We're on a mission to enroll 15,000 people in research. Help us expand expand patient centered research focused on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

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Jools (AKA Alice What's The Matter)

Jools (AKA Alice What's The Matter), Bedford, UK

Diagnosed w/ stage II breast cancer April 2012, Lumpectomy May 2012, chemo June-Nov 2012, BRCA2 diagnosis Dec 2012, PBM February 2013. Future BSO?

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FORCE is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Our mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Our programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer.