Joining FORCES is the FORCE newsletter with news, views and supportive information for individuals concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Finding you have a BRCA mutation or inherited risk for breast and ovarian cancer can be unsettling and confusing. But you’re not alone. FORCE offers a wealth of information and support. We can point you in the right direction if you’re looking for a genetic counselor, put you in touch with others of similar background and choices, or give you encouragement and a hug (either the cyber or in-person variety) when you need it the most.
Being “at high risk” means you have choices about your risk management options:
Making an informed decision about these choices requires understanding of what each involves. The following five steps will help organize your actions to put you on the decision-making path:
No matter where you are in the high-risk journey, FORCE is here to help and support you.