Our mission is to empower informed health decisions and improve outcomes for people affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers through patient-powered research.
People affected by hereditary cancer participate as full partners with researchers to set research priorities, design and conduct studies, and make network decisions.
ABOUT is the ONLY research registry created by and for people affected by HBOC and related cancers. ABOUT brings together patients, doctors, scientists, advocates, and other stakeholders to design and conduct patient-centered, hereditary cancer research.
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) is a nonprofit organization providing expert-reviewed information and support on hereditary cancer and genetic testing.
All information you choose to share with ABOUT is kept strictly confidential. If you choose to enroll in ABOUT, you have our pledge to protect your data and privacy.
Meet the members of the ABOUT Research Team, Executive Committee, Steering Committee and Work Groups, and participants.
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The Young Survival Coalition is dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC represents the concerns of young breast cancer survivors in ABOUT's patient-centered outcomes research.