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

Coping with COVID-19 and Hereditary Cancer

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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: Maria Serra and Cassie Kobeski

Thank you, Maria and Cassie for all that you do as Scranton, Pennsylvania’s Impact Leaders since 2008 and 2014 respectively. Together, you welcome individuals and families affected by hereditary cancer to your group with hope and resources to ensure no one is alone as they face important healthcare decisions. Your actions have made a tremendous impact in your community. If you are interested in paying it forward and making an impact to others, complete a VolunteerFORCE application today.

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