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

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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: Laurie Spiegel

Thank you, Laurie for being an active volunteer since 2012! You have made a tremendous difference to others as a Research Advocate, Peer Navigator and a Fundraiser. Your kind words of support along with vital resources help individuals obtain the information they need to make serious decisions within a whirlwind of complex choices. If you are interested in paying it forward and making an impact to others, complete a VolunteerFORCE application today.


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