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Save the date! Our annual Joining FORCEs conference will be held May 15-16, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. Check our conference web pages for more information.

Do you need resources for sharing hereditary cancer information with your children? FORCE has a free webcast: "Hereditary Cancer: How Do I Tell My Children" from our 2007 Joining FORCEs Conference. We are looking for volunteers to watch the video and provide feedback about the webcast. Click here to participate.

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 and will be enacted in 2009. Health insurance provisions will go into effect in May 2009, and employment provisions will go into effect in November 2009. Please check our insurance page for more details as they become available.


Join our Fall Giving Campaign and help assure that FORCE is around to help our community. It's easy and fun! Make your own firstgiving page and start helping FORCE today!

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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.

Chat Room. Newcomers are welcome! Share experiences and support, ask questions, or just get to know other people.

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

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