Cancer - Patient Resources

  • FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) 
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, with support for those with a BRCA gene mutation or strong family history of cancer.
  • Bright Pink 
    A national nonprofit organization focusing on young women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
  • Young Survival Coalition
    National organization for young women 40 and under with breast cancer.
  • Lynch Syndrome International
    International non-profit providing support for individuals and families afflicted with Lynch syndrome (inherited type of colon cancer).
  • National Cancer Institute 
    More information covering general cancer genetics information and resources.
      Support and resources to help college students with cancer succeed in school. 


Contact Us

For an appointment with the Cancer Genetic Counseling program at the Jean McLaughlin Women’s Center for Health and Healing or to receive more information, please call (858) 613-6121 or email