Nyack, N.Y. May 9, 2017 – On Thursday, June 1, 2017, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Nyack Hospital will host a meeting for Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), a support group for those with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.  
There is no charge to attend, but registration is requested by emailing janetg@facingourrisk.org.  The group will meet in the McCormack Conference Room, first floor of the Union State Bank Cancer Center at the hospital.
 
FORCE is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Their mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Local support groups offer individuals who have tested positive for BRCA or other genes associated with increased cancer risk or with a family history of cancer, an opportunity to network and share with others.  For more information about FORCE, visit facingourrisk.org.
 
About Nyack Hospital
 
Nyack Hospital is a 375-bed community acute care medical and surgical hospital which was founded in 1895 and is located in Rockland County, NY and is affiliated with Montefiore Health System. Its mission is to provide competent, innovative and accessible emergency and acute care services to the residents of Rockland County and surrounding areas. A partner with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, it provides clinical rotations to third-year medical students. To learn more visit www.nyackhospital.org; follow us on Facebook or Twitter and view us on YouTube.

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