Improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers.

A second helping of stress:
Coping with hereditary cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic

Listen to this recorded webinar and obtain important resources.

Karen Hurly, PhDKaren Hurley, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Center for Behavioral Health
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

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FORCE advocates for families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in areas such as access to care, research funding, insurance, and privacy.

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Our online message boards are available 24/7 for you to discuss your situation with other people facing similar hereditary cancer concerns.

Donor Spotlight: Maralee Schwartz

Maralee created a fund in her sister's name as a living tribute by educating others about hereditary mutations. “We receive so much gratification meeting with the couples who are able to attend the remarkable FORCE conferences because of the Elise Shapira Scholarship.”

Volunteer Spotlight: Eva May

Thank you, Eva for all that you do as a Research Advocate and Peer Navigator. We appreciate your dedication to providing support and participating in different areas of translational research, digital health and patient engagement initiatives.  Your actions have made a tremendous difference to so many people. If you are interested in paying it forward and making an impact to others, complete a VolunteerFORCE application today.

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