Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer

Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer® is an international conference designed by and for people and families affected by hereditary cancer.

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Welcome to our Annual Conference



It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the June 18-20 Joining FORCEs 2020 Conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will share information about a rescheduled conference as soon as possible and look forward to seeing you all there. All of us at FORCE are thinking of you and your family during this unsettling time and wish for everyone to stay safe and be well.


Join us for an inspirational experience of knowledge, empowerment and connecting with our community!

Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer®️ is an international conference designed to empower individuals and families facing hereditary cancer. It offers sessions and workshops led by renowned experts on all topics related to hereditary breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, endometrial and colorectal cancers. Opportunities to connect with new friends and to participate in research are available. Whether you are a cancer survivor, person at high risk for cancer, health care provider or caregiver, this conference has something for you.

June 18th-20th, 2020 
Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, PA 

Who attends the Joining FORCEs Conference?

  • Women and men who carry the following mutations: BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2, CHEK2, ATM, PTEN, BRIP1, BARD1, RAD51, STK11, CDH1, TP53, NBN, NF1 and Lynch Syndrome
  • Women and men who are survivors or have a strong family history of breast, ovarian, prostate, endometrial, colorectal, and pancreatic cancer
  • Spouses, partners, relatives and caregivers
  • Health care providers who care for people with, or at high risk for, hereditary cancer, including genetic counselors, physicians, oncology nurses, social workers, and nurse navigators
  • Patient advocates


FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered