Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer, just learned about your hereditary cancer risk or have known about it for many years, trained FORCE volunteers are available to offer confidential support.
Hi! Our names are Stephanie Hylwak, Sivan Schondorf and Megan Guerin, and we are the Chicago Volunteer Outreach Leaders for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! If you have any questions or are in need of support or information, please feel free to e-mail us. We are happy to chat about available resources, information, and support that you may find helpful. As you navigate your hereditary breast, ovarian and related cancers experience, know that you are not alone and that you can reach out at any time. We look forward to hearing from you.
You can also be matched to someone who shares a similar experience as you through FORCE’s Peer Navigation Program. Learn more at www.facingourrisk.org/pnp.
Be sure to sign up (on the right side of this page) to receive critical health information and learn about our local networking and educational events via e-mail so we can stay connected.
If you need immediate assistance, please contact Diane Rose, VP of Volunteer Programs.
Attend the 12th annual Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer conference for an inspirational experience of knowledge, empowerment and connecting with other members of our community.
This is an international conference designed to empower men, women and families facing hereditary cancer. It offers sessions and workshops led by renowned experts on all topics related to hereditary breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate and colon cancers.
Whether you are a cancer survivor, person at high risk for cancer, healthcare provider or caregiver, this conference has something for you. As an attendee you will have the opportunity to enroll in research, meet world renowned hereditary cancer experts, share experiences and network with others who have first-hand understanding of all you are going through. We hope you’ll join us!
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