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Check out the new blog, Thoughts from FORCE! The blog articles contain insights and commentary from FORCE Executive Director, Sue Friedman.

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act passed! Through the efforts of FORCE and other organizations and individuals involved with the Coalition for Genetic Fairness, on May 21, 2008 President Bush signed GINA into law. These laws will not take effect until 2009. Please check our advocacy page for more details as they become available.


Watch the TV debut of the critically acclaimed "BRACumentary" In the Family, which will air October 1 at 10 pm on most PBS stations. Check local listings for broadcast times in your area. Visit our In the Family page to learn more about the film and its connection with FORCE and our community!

In The Family

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Join a Local Group! In certain regions of the US, FORCE has outreach networks which meet periodically to offer peer support and share resources.

Face-to-Face! The third national FORCE conference was held May 16-17, 2008 in Tampa, FL. Stay tuned for recaps from the conference and our 2009 conference information. View a free webcast of our 2007 conference. (registration required)

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Message Board. Read and post messages on many different topics relating to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and cancer risks.

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Helpline. Support for people concerned about hereditray cancer. Volunteers can discuss issues and offer support or resources.

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