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FORCE advocates for families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in areas such as access to care, research funding, insurance, and privacy.

Our Role & Impact > Advocacy

FORCE engages all HBOC stakeholders to identify, prioritize, and address the key challenges that our community faces.

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Introduction to Advocacy

Advocacy can involve passing out flyers at an event, giving a talk or writing an article about cancer. Read about the different ways you can become an advocate in the fight against hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Current Actions

Legislative and other initiatives in which FORCE is engaged that may require action from the community.

Advocacy Accomplishments

FORCE has a strong track record of providing leadership on key policy issues that affect the HBOC community.

Research Advocate Program

Learn about our FORCE Research Advocate Training (FRAT) Program and how you can speak out on behalf of people affected by HBOC.

Advocacy Resources

Other organizations and useful websites with a focus on advocacy.

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Learn how FORCE works with other groups to assure that the HBOC community's needs, priorities, and concerns are represented and that critical gaps are addressed.

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