Joining FORCEs Newsletter

Joining FORCES is the FORCE newsletter with news, views and supportive information for individuals concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Menopause Resources

Several resources for managing menopause are shown below. See our “Surgical Menopause” section for additional information and links to related published studies.


Fertile Hope
A nonprofit organization providing information and support for cancer patients whose medical treatments may affect their fertility.

Hyster Sisters
An online support site for women facing hysterectomy or gynecologic surgery.

North American Menopause Society
A scientific organization devoted to promoting women’s health and quality of life through an understanding of menopause.


Dr. Susan Love’s Menopause and Hormone Book by Susan Love

I’m Not in the Mood: What Every Woman Should Know About Improving Her Libido by Judith Reichman

Ovarian Cancer: Your Guide to Taking Control by Kristine Conner and Lauren Langford

Restore Yourself: A Woman’s Guide to Reviving Her Sexual Desire and Passion for Life by James A. Simon, MD and Victoria Houston

Menopause the Musical

On the last day of the conference, attendees were treated to a lunchtime sing-along version of Menopause the Musical®. The live performance celebrates the mental and physical challenges of The Change through cleverly rewritten lyrics to 25 well-known Baby Boomer songs. Visit for ticket information and details about performance locations and scheduling.


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