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Hi! Our names are Louise Malina and Sue Torok and we are the United Kingdom - Essex 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.

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Louise Malina

Louise Malina (email)

Sue Torok

Sue Torok (email)

You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together April 14, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm

Location: West London

RSVP to Sue torok at for address, further details listed below.

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!

Meeting Location: West London

Rail Travel: Nearest BR Train Isleworth then a 10 minute walk

Tube: Piccadilly Line to Hounslow East and frequent buses from Hounslow Bus Garage (5 minute walk from the tube station.) Buses 235, 237, 267, heading towards Brentford, 5 minutes bus less than 5 minute walk. 

Buses do not take cash so Oyster Card or other Card

Local Landmarks:

From the London Road end, Turn down at Rising Sun Pub into my road halfway down with a very old boat in the front garden and seaside feel.

Approaching from the Twickenham Road at top of my Road, West Middlesex Main Entrance cross the road and my road is first right. (2 minutes walk)

Louise may be able to offer a lift to those wishing to travel to the West London meeting if they live near her and would like to attend.

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