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“Ask the Experts is a monthly live video series that features medical, legal, scientific, and wellness professionals who address questions that matter most to those affected by breast and ovarian cancers. Topics range from cancer-related cognitive fatigue (“chemo brain or brain fog”), sexual health, and clinical trials, to nutrition, clinical trials, and more. Questions are compiled monthly and answered in a live episode on Facebook, and all episodes are recorded and archived in our online video library, HER Library. 

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Deciphering Information Online

Sue Friedman and FORCE developed an online tool, XRAY, to help patients easily decipher information on their own. In this session, Sue will discuss how to find reliable information online, cut through the noise, and spot red flags.

Click here to learn more about FORCE’s XRAY Program here.

July 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm EST on Facebook

 

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About the Expert

Sue Friedman, DVM

Sue Friedman, DVM was a practicing small-animal veterinarian when she diagnosed with breast cancer at age 33, and afterwards learned she carried a BRCA2 mutation. After her diagnosis, she recognized gaps in information and resources for people making medical decisions around hereditary cancer. After finishing treatment, she founded Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) in 1999 to fill the information void for people facing adult hereditary cancer and help them advocate for themselves. As founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit FORCE organization, Sue has twenty-two years of experience assessing and addressing the unique needs of individuals and families affected by inherited mutations associated with hereditary cancers.

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