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Who Should Attend?

People concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, cancer survivors, previvors, and health care providers.

Funding & Support

FORCE's Be Empowered webinars are made possible by a generous grant from Genentech.


The webinar series is also supported in part by the

Jerome S. and Grace H. Murray Foundation

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forcelearningPlease join us for a special series of on-line seminars for people affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Our series features presentations by experts on topics of importance to our community. You can submit questions for our speakers to answer at the end of each webinar.

How to Attend

  • The FORCE webinar series uses "Go To Meeting" software. When you register you will be sent information on installing the free "Go to Meeting" software program, along with a link for the event and phone number if you choose to dial in.
  • You must be pre-registered. Simply click the title of the upcoming webinar and complete the registration to receive the event link and call in phone number.
  • On the day of the event, about 10-15 minutes before the start time, please click the link you received by email to join our session. if you are listening through your computer speakers - there's nothing else to do. If you're using the phone line, call the number provided about 5 minutes before the webinar start time.


Upcoming Webinars

Ovarian Cancer 101 for the Newly Diagnosed
Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:00-1:00 PM ET/9:00-10:00 AM PT

Did you know that 20% of ovarian cancers can be attributed to an inherited genetic risk? Anyone diagnosed with ovarian or fallopian tube cancer should seek genetic counseling to determine if genetic testing is appropriate.Regardless of an inherited risk, it’s important to understand your diagnosis and the surrounding issues.Join gynecologic oncologist Ilana Cass, MD as she explains critical topics that every newly-diagnosed woman with ovarian cancer should know—including staging, standard-of-care, targeted therapies, participation in clinical trials, the latest research, and more.



Archived Webinar Recordings

Fitness, Lifestyle, and Quality of Life

Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing

Risk Management and Treatment

Relationships, Communications, and Family Dynamics

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