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  • FORCE-Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Inc. FORCE-Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, Inc.

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Mission Statement

FORCE's Mission is:
*To improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary
breast and ovarian cancer*

Description

To this end, FORCE has eight mission objectives:

- To provide women with resources to determine whether they are at high
risk for breast and ovarian cancer due to genetic predisposition, family
history, or other factors.
- To provide information about options for managing and living with these
risk factors.
- To provide support for women as they pursue these options.
- To provide support for families facing these risks.
- To raise awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
- To represent the concerns and interests of our high-risk constituency
to the cancer advocacy community, the scientific and medical community, the
legislative community, and the general public.
- To promote research specific to hereditary cancer.
- To reduce disparities among underserved populations by promoting access
to information, resources and clinical trials specific to hereditary breast
and ovarian cancer.

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