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XRAY: Behind the headlines

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September 20, 2021

Understanding BRCA1/2 Previvors’ Information and Support Needs

Results from a Community Needs Assessment by Josephine K. Boumis, M.A., and Marleah Dean, Ph.D. You may remember seeing a study posted in FORCE’s email updates earlier this year titled “Information and Support Needs of Previvors.” We would...

September 09, 2021

After Three Cancer Diagnoses and a Positive BRCA Test, Endometrial Cancer

by Patricia Walter NOTE: FORCE is teaming up with Eisai and the advocacy groups Black Health Matters and SHARE on SPOT HER, a campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms and risks for endometrial cancer. Cancer, genetics and my family Cancer...

September 05, 2021

A Different Kind of Trial: A Litigation Attorney's Take on Being in a National Institutes of Health Clinical Trial

by Brad Hertz As a litigation attorney for the past 33 years, I have been involved in many trials. Recently, however, I was involved in a very different kind of trial — a clinical trial at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda,...

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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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