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Welcome to the home page for the TampaBay 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.
P.S. We're also on Facebook. Join our local group today!
New PARP inhibitor study for women with advanced
BRCA-associated breast cancer
This study is open to women who have a BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 mutation
and have been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. The study is open at
Moffitt Cancer Center. See our study page for eligibility and exclusion criteria.
Principal Investigator: Heather Han, MD
Contact: Clinical research coordinators:
Mira Lacevic and Dawn Carney
Phone: 813-745-8304, 813-745-1807
Become an Outreach Volunteer!! FORCE is looking for an Outreach Coordinator for your area. You'll help set up local meetings for FORCE members and assist in planning and setting up other events and activities. For more information, download About Outreach and contact Sandy Cohen, VP of Volunteer Programs, with any questions.
Angelina Jolie's Decision Draws Praise From Tampa Bay Patients, Physicians, May 14, 2013, Tampa Bay Times
Genetic Counseling Can Help Women At Risk For Breast Cancer, May 14, 2013, NPR
Jolie Praised For Writing About Double Mastectomy, May 14, 2013, 2013, Tampa Tribune
My Whole World Came Crashing Down, May 14, 2013, FOX 13 Tampa
Doctors Noticing the “Angelina Jolie Effect”, May 30, 2013, My FOX Tampa Bay
“Show and Tell” Images of Breast Cancer Survivors, June 11, 2013, WTSP 10 News Tampa, Florida
Priority Health: Court Ruling May Open Up Breast Cancer Gene Tests, June 13, 2013, Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Supreme Court Ruling Will Reduce Cost of BRCA1 Test, June 14, 2013, My Fox Tampa Bay
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