IMPROVING THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES FACING HEREDITARY CANCER.

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Virtual force Annual conference 2021

Sept. 29-30, 2021

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XRAY: Behind the headlines

Summaries of new cancer research and how it affects care.

October 12, 2021

Study Seeks to Prevent Cancer and Extend Quality of Life for Women at Increased Genetic Risk of Ovarian Cancer

by Susan Jenks Note: This blog was originally published by the National Cancer Institute Researchers in gynecologic oncology have begun testing a promising surgery for premenopausal women at high genetic risk for ovarian cancer that avoids early...

October 06, 2021

TELETIES is the Strong-Grip, No-Rip Hair Tie That Gives Back

With every single TELETIES purchase, this generous company gives money to FORCE and the hereditary cancer community TELETIES understands millions of people possess a genetic mutation that increases their risk for breast, ovarian, endometrial,...

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...

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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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