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Wherever you are in the process of determining your cancer risk or risk management options, there is a good chance that others are going through the same thing and are available to offer support.

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Funding & Support

The FORCE toll-free helpline is made possible by a generous grant from Genentech.


FORCE has over 250 passionate volunteers across the country, ensuring no one travels their HBOC journey alone.

Sandy Cohen,
FORCE SVP of Volunteer Services and Previvor

1-866-288-RISK (7475)

Toll-free HelplineGeneral peer support for people concerned about hereditary cancer. All calls are confidential. Call any time and leave your name and phone number. A peer volunteer will return your call within 48 hours and provide nonjudgmental support and resources. Volunteers do not offer personal or medical advice.
Or if you are looking to speak with someone who shares a similar experience as you to receive personalized support, get matched for peer navigation. An assigned peer navigator will call and provide you with a free resource guide created just for you.

Speak with a board-certified genetic counselor by telephone

FORCE is collaborating with InformedDNA to provide you access to board-certified genetic counselors. If you would like to ask a general question about genetics call toll-free: 866-288-RISK (7475), extension 704.
A genetic counselor from InformedDNA will return your call within 48 hours.

Para hablar con un Voluntario en Español

Nuestra línea gratuita ya esta disponible en Español.

Asistencia para personas interesadas en el cancer hereditario. Todas las llamadas son confidenciales. Puedes llamar a cualquier hora.

Los voluntarios no dan consultas médicas, pero ofrecen su apoyo sin juzgar y comparten sus experiencias en el tema y pueden orientarte hacia donde acudir de acuerdo a tus intereses.

Para hablar con un Consultor Genético o con un Voluntario en Español, llama a nuestra línea gratuita: 866-288-7475 y marca la extensión 720.

Meet our helpline volunteers

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Received Personalized Guidance

Get matched to a Peer Navigator Volunteer who has faced a similar journey and receive 1:1 personalized support and resources.


Personal Fundraising

FORCE has outreach groups throughout the United States and in Essex, United Kingdom that meet periodically to offer peer support, and share resources.

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered