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New Books About Mastectomy and Reconstruction

New books from FORCEOur new Show & Tell book is now available in our FORCE online shop. Featuring 29 post-mastectomy models, this book is designed to empower women and take the fear out of mastectomy and reconstruction. Powerful and positive post-surgical images, descriptions of each model’s procedures, and personal stories offer a realistic and helpful reference for anyone who is facing mastectomy. All photos are referenced to corresponding chapters in the new 3rd edition of The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook that describe the various procedures in detail (read the full Table of Contents at www.breastrecon.com and pre-order now at Amazon).

Collaboration Will Promote Hereditary Cancer Research

FORCE is partnering with the Basser Research Center for BRCA, which is dedicated solely to the pursuit of research and provision of care relevant to BRCA1 and BRCA2. Located within the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, the Center emphasizes outreach, prevention, early detection, treatment and survivorship, and contributes to all stages of research on BRCA1/2 cancers and cancer risk. Through our collaboration, FORCE will promote research participation, and further expand our role in guiding research that impacts the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer community. We have worked closely with Basser’s research team members over the years, and we are elated to establish a formal partnership that will enhance our ability to further research and provide support and education to our community. Visit the FORCE website for more information.

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