October Events with FORCE
October Events with FORCE
This from FORCE (www.facingourrisk.org) Executive Director,Sue Friedman...
Next week is National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer week.
The media attention has given us a unique opportunity to raise the volume and increase awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Below are events and activities to celebrate and raise awareness in your own community.
What you can do:
Check out local events in your area.
View our wonderful Rollergirls PSA on You Tube and share it with your local media.
Join us at a Passing of the Torch event or purchase and post a luminary in our virtual park to honor a loved one.
Post your story and photos on our HBOC Memsaic.
Share with us what National HBOC Week and Previvor Day mean for you and your family.
Visit our local group page, sign up for local updates and get connected.
Buy a Tiny Little T featuring our awareness ribbon or sparkle with our ribbon bling tee.
Print out our 8 ? x 11 HBOC poster
and share it with your doctor's office.
Raise Your Voice and speak up about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer by visiting our Raise Your Voice campaign page. Our campaign runs through October so join us today and make some noise!
Are you a Previvor? Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 is just for you.
Purchase and wear a Previvor T-shirt from our new designs.
Read all about it:
Read a piece from the FORCE supporter who started it all with her message board post: I need a label.
Read the blog, Previvor: Past, Present and Future, from Sue Friedman, Executive Director.
Read the blog: Previvors by the authorsPrevivors: Facing the Breast Cancer Gene and Making Life-Changing Decisions
Previvors: Facing the Breast Cancer Gene and Making Life-Changing Decisions. Through the incredible true stories of five young friends who met through FORCE and interviews with more than 70 top breast cancer experts, health writer Dina Roth Port addresses the universal questions of women who have watched family members
What We Have. A Family's Inspiring Story About Love, Loss and Survival by Amy Boesky. The true story of a woman who chose fearlessness in the face of her fatal family legacy and discovered the pleasure of living each moment to its fullest. A powerful, humorous and moving story from a member of the FORCE community
Positive Results. This unique and important guidebook is a single, comprehensive source of information and advice to help women (and some men) at high risk for breast and for ovarian cancer because of family history and genetic profile. One part memoir, three parts 'how to' manual, this book explains in a clear and steady manner the myths and realities of 'the breast cancer genes.' Co-authored by FORCE Los Angeles Outreach Coordinator, Joi Morris.
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
16057 Tampa Palms Blvd. W
Tampa, Florida 33647