FORCE advocates for families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in areas such as access to care, research funding, insurance, and privacy.


FORCE is the leader in hereditary cancer advocacy. FORCE ensures that the unique needs of the hereditary cancer community — women, men, survivors, previvors, family members and more — are represented in the national and state legislative and regulatory arenas. This section highlights some of the many issues we address on behalf of our constituents.


Introduction to Advocacy

FORCE is the only organization that advocates specifically for the needs of the hereditary cancer community. These efforts include legislative, regulatory and research advocacy.  

Advocacy Accomplishments

FORCE has a strong record of leadership on key policy issues that affect the hereditary cancer community. We celebrate accomplishments but know there is much more work to be done.

Advocacy Issues

Check out current and past advocacy issues FORCE has addressed in areas including cancer screening & prevention, insurance coverage & barriers, genetic privacy and more.

Advocacy Resources

FORCE partners with other organizations and recommends these useful websites with a focus on cancer, research or genetic rights advocacy.

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