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Summaries of new cancer research and how it affects care.

May 03, 2021

Did Breastfeeding my Daughter Reduce my Ovarian Cancer Risk?

by Tara Haarlander I guess I’ll never know. I had my ovaries removed when I was 40. But if breastfeeding could help some younger women postpone or even avoid an oophorectomy, that is very exciting. Breastfeeding is a Personal Choice It’s a...

March 22, 2021

Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day – March 22nd 2021

Raising Awareness So Others Can Know Their Risk Too Today we honor all those who are at risk or who have a mutation that causes Lynch syndrome. We raise awareness by sharing our stories and our experiences. Thank you Dana Goldman for being so open...

January 13, 2021

Honoring the Life of Teri Woodhull

With deep sadness we share that this week the FORCE Community has lost a tireless volunteer, an enthusiastic leader, a dedicated advocate, a patient and a dear friend. Teri Woodhull passed away on January 10th, 2021 after a decade-long battle with...

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Meet Our Community

Our impact is best shared through the stories of our growing community. Read about the survivors and previvors facing hereditary breast, colorectal, endometrial, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancers as a result of a BRCA, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2, PTEN or other inherited gene mutation and those with Lynch syndrome. We are comprised of many mutations and many cancers but we are one community!

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