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November 16, 2020

FORCE Elects Denise Bulpitt, Dana Goldman, Wenora Johnson and Carmen Pace to its Board of Directors

Four survivors of hereditary cancers bring unique skills and experiences to FORCE.

October 01, 2020

FORCE Expands to Provide Support for Anyone Impacted by Hereditary Cancer

FORCE has expanded and rebranded in an effort to better reflect its support for all individuals and families facing hereditary breast, colorectal, endometrial, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancers.

October 29, 2019

CDC Awards Grant to FORCE and Partners for New Project to Increase Access to Credible Breast Cancer Information, News and Research

The CDC has awarded FORCE, together with Susan G. Komen ® and the University of South Florida, a five-year grant to provide credible, evidence-based information and services to young women with breast cancer.

August 09, 2019

FORCE Elects Teri Woodhull as President and Tara Freundlich as Vice President to its Board of Directors

Teri Woodhull’s career background and roles in numerous ovarian cancer organizations, as well as her passion for advocacy, make her the perfect new board president. Tara Freundlich has been an active member of FORCE since 2002, working as a volunteer and later as a board member. Her appointment as the new board vice president will serve the community well.

February 13, 2019

FORCE Elects Tammy Li to its Board of Directors

FORCE elects Tammy Li to its Board of Directors as Secretary. Tammy has 29 years of marketing and consulting experience, three years of FORCE volunteer experience and a personal connection to our community. Tammy is a valued addition to the Board.

January 01, 2019

FORCE Elects Debbie Setuain to its Board of Directors

FORCE elects Debbie Setuain to its Board of Directors as Treasurer. Debbie’s more than 25 years of accounting, finance and auditing experience, as well as her more than 6 year commitment to FORCE, make her a valuable addition to the Board

August 01, 2018

FORCE Announces 2018 Spirit of Empowerment Award Recipients

FORCE will present the 2018 Spirit of Empowerment Awards at the 11th annual Joining FORCEs Conference in San Diego, California on October 20, 2018. These awards acknowledge leaders in our community who, in collaboration with FORCE, have created change and made significant contributions to research, advocacy, clinical care, education, awareness and/or support of those impacted by hereditary cancer.

June 01, 2018

FORCE Announces 11th Annual Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer ® Conference

The Joining FORCEs Conference, the largest gathering for the hereditary cancer community, will be held for the first time on the west coast in San Diego, CA October 18-20, 2018. The conference is for anyone concerned about hereditary cancer: survivors, previvors, people with a genetic mutation or family history of cancer, patient advocates, researchers and health care providers who treat high-risk patients. The conference program will provide the opportunity to learn from leading experts, enroll in research and connect with others with similar experiences.


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