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Since 1999, FORCE has been the voice of experience for the hereditary cancer community and has emerged as a thought leader in this area. Read the below published articles and news stories.

Cancer Risk Can Lurk in Our Genes. So Why Don't More People Get Tested?, August 02, 2023, NPR

Policymakers are Failing to Protect Patients at Risk of Hereditary Cancer, July 08, 2023, The Hill

What Black Women with Ovarian Cancer Need to Know About Genetic Testing, June 29, 2023, Everyday Health

The Fight to Take Back Our Genes, June 13, 2023, ACLU

7 Things Men Should Know About Genetic Testing and Cancer, June 01, 2023, SF Gate

Unraveling Genomics, May 28, 2023, Leaders Edge

International Gynecologic Cancer Society Announces Inaugural Uterine Cancer Awareness Month, May 23, 2023, Yahoo Finance

Morgan Wade to Undergo Double Mastectomy, May 23, 2023, CMT

Stunning Change to United's Colonoscopy Coverage Roils Physicians and Patients, May 15, 2023, STAT News

Can We Have a Talk About Hereditary Cancer Risks?, April 02, 2023, CURE Today

Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Genetic Testing Access Introduced in Congress, March 29, 2023, Cancer Health

Alabama Only State Where Medicaid Won't Cover Some Breast Cancer Screening, February 26, 2023,

Stepping Up Again for Hereditary Cancer Prevention, February 23, 2023, CURE Today

The Value of Partnerships for Hereditary Cancers, February 07, 2023, CURE Today

What Patients and Their Families Should Know About Hereditary Breast Cancer, February 07, 2023, Cure Today

Support is Critical for Those Affected by Hereditary Cancer, February 07, 2023, CURE Today

Clinical Trials in Hereditary Cancer: Maybe a Key to Better Health Outcomes, February 07, 2023, CURE Today

Making Strides and Breaking Down Barriers in Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer, February 07, 2023, CURE Today

The Brightened & Enlightened Series Presents: FORCE, January 11, 2023, Cancer Wellness

Bipartisan Comprehensive Cancer Survivorship Act Introduced, December 15, 2022, The ASCO Post

Genetic Testing Emphasized During Men's Health Month, November 22, 2022, Yahoo

Lifestyle Changes and Non-Estrogen-Based Therapies May Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms in Women With Cancer, October 27, 2022, CURE Today

How Patients With Cancer Can Best Use Diet and Exercise to Manage the Life Altering Effects of Fatigue, October 26, 2022, CURE Today

How Cancer Survivors, Patients Can Better Optimize Sleep, October 24, 2022, CURE Today

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Metastatic Breast Cancer Research, October 10, 2022, WWL New Orleans

When Breast Cancer Declares War, October 07, 2022, Chestnut Hill Local

Hereditary Cancer Demands a New Medical Discipline, September 27, 2022, CURE Today

7 Things Everyone Should Know About Hereditary Cancer, September 27, 2022, Los Angeles Times

Working Toward the End of Cancer Health Disparities, September 19, 2022, Cancer Today

NCCN Policy Summit: Cancer Screening Gaps Highlight Urgent Need to Address Health Inequities, September 17, 2022, The Ritz Herald

Updated NCCN Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Help Clarify Risks for Patients, August 05, 2022, Pharmacy Times

New NCCN Guidelines for Mammography: All Women Over 40, July 29, 2022, Medscape

The Amount of Misinformation Online Can Lead to "Horribly Detrimental" Results in Patients With Cancer, Experts Say, July 27, 2022, CURE Today

Science Will Win: How Access to Information Advances Health Equity, July 21, 2022, USA TODAY

Standing on My Hereditary Cancer and Prevention Soapbox, June 28, 2022, CURE

Meagan Good Shares Her Scare With Uterine Cancer to Encourage People to Spot the Early Signs, March 30, 2022, AP News

Meagan Good Talks About The Spot Her for Endometrial Cancer Campaign, March 30, 2022, WPIX-TV New York

When Cancer is in the Family, January 21, 2022, Cancer Today

The Promise of Liquid Biopsy Tests For Detecting Cancer Earlier, December 16, 2021, Cure Today

The Genome Defense Review: Disputed Ownership, December 07, 2021, The Wall Street Journal

3 Things to Look for When Reading Cancer Research, October 18, 2021, CURE Today

Reigniting Sexual Intimacy and Desire Important for Patients With Cancer, October 08, 2021, CURE Today

Local Previvors Work to Reduce Their Risk of Breast Cancer, October 07, 2021, ABC News

Tip of the Iceberg: More Targeted Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer to Come, October 07, 2021, CURE Today

Tell, Ask, Listen, Know: Close the Communication Gap Between Minority Cancer Survivors and Their Providers, October 06, 2021, CURE Today

Navigating the Ins and Outs of Implant Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery, October 06, 2021, CURE Today

Here's How Men With Bladder, Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Can Treat Sexual Dysfunction, October 05, 2021, CURE Today

Help Children Learn to Cope with Cancer Risk Through Open Conversations, October 05, 2021, CURE Today

New Treatment in Breast Cancer May Lead to Less Toxicity, Improved Response Rates, October 04, 2021, CURE Today

Misconceptions About Genetic Testing for Inherited Cancer Mutations Rampant Among Minority Populations, October 04, 2021, CURE Today

Cancer Survivorship is not 'One Size Fits All', October 04, 2021, CURE Today

The Promise of Precision Medicine: Making Incurable Cancers Into Chronic Diseases, October 01, 2021, CURE Today

Eat Your Veggies: Diet Plays a Role in Cancer Occurrence and Outcomes, October 01, 2021, CURE Today

Here are Some Legal Rights That Protect the Genetic Information of People at Risk for Hereditary Cancers, September 30, 2021, CURE Today

A Guide to Cancer Clinical Trial Participation is not a Last Ditch Option, September 30, 2021, CURE Today

Integrative Medicine: Do Herbs, Diet and Other Approaches Affect Cancer Outcomes?, September 30, 2021, CURE Today

Adopting Consensus Terms for Testing in Precision Medicine, September 30, 2021, JCO Precision Oncology

What Patients With Ovarian Cancer Should Know About Maintenance Therapy, September 29, 2021, CURE Today

Study Seeks to Prevent Cancer and Extend Quality of Life for Women at Increased Genetic Risk for Ovarian Cancer, September 07, 2021, NIH Division of Cancer Prevention

Olaparib reduced the risk of relapse by 42% in early BRCA breast cancer, June 15, 2021, World Today News

Ashkenazi Dads Can Pass the BRCA Mutation to Their Kids. It Turns Out I Did., June 14, 2021,

High Risk Women Are Facing Barriers to Preventive Cancer Care, April 27, 2021, The Lily

FDA grants accelerated approval for GSK's JEMPERLI for women with recurrent or advanced dMMR endometrial cancer, April 22, 2021, BioSpace

Ending the Stigma of Endometrial Cancer, April 19, 2021, HealthCentral

Eisai and Advocacy Leaders Team Up to Launch Spot Her - An Initiative That Empowers Women to Help Spot Signs of Endometrial Cancer, March 31, 2021, PR Newswire

Having the Ball in Your Court Helps You Fight Cancer, March 22, 2021, CURE Today

Foundation Medicine and InformedDNA® Collaborate to Improve Access to Genetic Counseling for Advanced Cancer Patients, March 09, 2021, Businesswire

FORCE Volunteer Maria Serra and Cancer Support Community Talk Hereditary Cancer, February 25, 2021, Facebook Live

How Patients With Metastatic Prostate Cancer Can Be Informed By Biomarker Testing, February 02, 2021, Men's Health

Wausau Riverwolves Co-Owner Loses Cancer Battle, January 13, 2021, Wausau Pilot and Review

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Gets Proposal Reauthorizing Breast Cancer Program Over the Finish LIne, January 04, 2021, Florida Daily

Genetic Testing Can Assess Your Risk For Getting Cancer. Here are the Costs Involved, October 31, 2020, CNBC

Central Florida Businesswoman Works to Help Those with Hereditary Cancer, October 28, 2020, Orlando News 13

Can a Blood Test Detect Cancer in Asymptomatic Patients?, October 28, 2020, CURE Today

Daughter of Springsteen Drummer Pens Book on Beating Breast Cancer 'Like a Boss', October 23, 2020, The Times of Israel

Facing Breast Cancer Risk During a Pandemic, October 16, 2020, ABC News

A Guide to Supporting Individuals and Families Facing Hereditary Cancer, October 07, 2020, Counseling Schools

FORCE Expands to Provide Support for Anyone Impacted by Hereditary Cancer, October 07, 2020, CURE Today

PARP Inhibitors Demonstrate the Value of Targeted Treatments in Prostate Cancer, October 01, 2020, CURE Today

How Breast Cancer Patients Feel About Endocrine Therapy, September 29, 2020, Cancer Therapy Advisor

FDA Updates Breast Implant Labeling Recommendations to Help Inform Patients About Dangerous Potential Side Effects, September 29, 2020, CURE Today

Kathy Bates Reflects on Living Life With Lymphedema, July 01, 2020, WebMD

National Patient Advocacy Organizations Band Together for #InclusionPledge to Ensure Equity For Black Women, June 11, 2020, Benzinga

Genetic Testing and Life Insurance, June 07, 2020, Radio Health Journal

Genetic, Genomic or Biomarket Testing in Cancer - What is the Difference?, May 01, 2020, Conquer

Genetic Testing: Are Over the Counter Options Reliable, April 15, 2020, CURE

Prioritizing Family Health History, April 15, 2020, CURE

For Those with Predispositions to Cancer, COVID-19 Adds ‘A Second Helping of Stress,’, April 03, 2020, CURE

What the Coronavirus Outbreak Means for People with Weakened Immune Systems, March 31, 2020, NPR

DNA Tests Grow More Vital in Hereditary Breast Cancer Treatments. They Also Raise Unanswerable Questions, March 15, 2020, The Washington Post

Understanding Prevention For Hereditary Cancer, February 10, 2020, CURE

Is the New Medicare NGS Payment Policy Really a Win for Patients, February 05, 2020, LabPulse

BRCA: Who Should Be Tested?, February 04, 2020, Cancer Today

CMS Agrees to Cover NGS for Medicare Patients with Breast, Ovarian, Other Cancers, January 27, 2020, AJMC

How Genetic Testing Saved One Woman’s Life, December 06, 2019, CURE Today

Relentless Female CEO Creates a Company That’s Solving Your Number One Hair Problem, November 13, 2019, FOX Business

Testing for Honesty, October 23, 2019, Cure Today

These 14 Women Are Grateful For Their BRCA Diagnosis – Here’s Why, October 23, 2019, The Healthy

Health & Wellness: Knowing Your Risks, October 09, 2019, Anchorage Press

Knowing Your Risk Could Save Your Life, September 25, 2019, Tampa Bay Newspapers

The Impact of Germline Testing for Hereditary Cancer Postdiagnosis, August 15, 2019, AJMC

For Wasserman Schultz and Brooks, Reauthorizing Breast Cancer Purely Bipartisan, August 01, 2019, News Talk Florida

Sue Friedman Outlines Misconceptions Regarding Genetic Testing in Cancer, July 24, 2019, AJMC

This Leader’s Breast Cancer Diagnosis Transformed Her Agency’s Culture, July 07, 2019, Forbes

Sue Friedman on Targeted Therapies and Knowing Family History of Cancer, June 13, 2019, American Journal of Managed Care

16 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Breast Cancer Genetic Testing, June 13, 2019, Reader’s Digest

Peeking at Your Genes Can Raise Red Flags for Life Insurers, May 15, 2019, Bloomberg Law

Anti-vaccine Hype is a Threat to People With Cancer, May 13, 2019, CURE

How Do You Know What Treatment is Right For You or Your Patients, May 01, 2019, AAMC News

Managing the Emotional Aspects of Breast Reconstruction, April 24, 2019, Health News Digest

CMS to Revisit National Coverage Determination on NGS Tumor Testing, March 27, 2019, Genome Web

At-Home Genetic Testing: Dispelling Fact vs Fiction, February 14, 2019, CURE Today

Unraveling Breast Cancer Risk, February 14, 2019, Knowable Magazine

Labs, Advocacy Groups Push Back on Medicare Policy Shift on NGS Testing for Hereditary Cancer Risk, January 22, 2019, Genome Web

Alert: Cancer Genetic Testing Should Be Performed in the Health Care Setting, January 22, 2019, CURE Today

When Cancer Clusters, Create a Medical Family Tree, July 28, 2018, CURE Magazine

Novartis Announces Funding For Patient Advocacy Initiatives to Support and Empower Metastatic Breast Cancer Community, June 27, 2018, BioSpace

23andMe’s Test for a Breast Cancer Gene Can Reveal Life-Changing Information, But Can Also Lead Down and Expensive and Complicated Path, June 24, 2018, CNBC

Not Quite Healthy, Not Quite Sick, Women at Risk of Cancer Can ‘Fall Through the Medical Cracks,’, April 08, 2018, LA Times

FDA Approves Rubraca for Maintenance Ovarian Cancer Treatment, April 06, 2018, CURE Magazine

Genetic Testing: Do You Really Want to Know?, March 27, 2018, WebMD

Four Individuals Named Ovarian Cancer Heroes at Inaugural Event, March 24, 2018, CURE Magazine

CURE Media Group Announces the 2018 Ovarian Cancer Heroes, March 23, 2018, Business Wire

Right-To-Try Bill Moves Forward, March 22, 2018, Cure Today

Behind the Hype: Navigating Cancer News, February 09, 2018, CBS News New York

Jammin For Cancer Prevention, February 07, 2018, Daily North Shore

Minnetonka Woman Shares Her Experience With Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatment, February 01, 2018, Lake Minnetonka Magazine

Coping With Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Results, January 19, 2018, CURE Today

Fairbanksan Jeff Cook Continues His Fight Against Cancer, January 15, 2018, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

LYNPARZA ® (Olaparib) Approved by US FDA in Germline BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Breast Cancer, January 12, 2018, AstraZeneca

Third Indication Approved to Receive Olaparib, January 08, 2018, Rare Disease Report

Collaborative Global Study Casts New Light on Breast Cancer’s Genetic Roots; Will Soon Provide Anatomic Pathologists and Clinical Laboratories with New Tools to Diagnose and Treat Cancer, January 05, 2018, Dark Daily

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Gets Proposal Reauthorizing Breast Cancer Program Over the Finish LIne, ,

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