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  • Young Jewish women facing breast cancer have unique concerns. Consider Sharsheret your personal gateway to the resources you may need over time.

    Learn how we can help

  • When facing cancer, it makes a world of difference to connect with someone who shares your experience as well as your values and culture.

    Find resources for women at every age

  • You might wonder what comes next for you and your loved one. We can help you navigate your concerns about fertility, intimacy, and facing cancer together.

    Learn how we can help

  • A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer help for partners, children, parents, and friends.

    Learn how we can help

  • One in 40 Ashkenazi Jews carries a BRCA gene mutation, nearly 10 times the rate of the general population. Working with health care professionals, we help you develop local cancer programs.

    Find resources for you and your patients

  • Breast cancer is not a Jewish woman's issue. It's a Jewish community issue.

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Brooklyn, NY
December 1, 2015

Join Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization at their free monthly friendship gathering for women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.  RSVP to Shlomis at (718) 438-2020, ext. 7432.

Speaker: Nella Khenkin, LCSW, Maimonides Cancer Center

Topic: Kislev – A Month

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Metrowest, NJ
December 3, 2015

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, as she educates the staff of Jewish Family Services of Metrowest, NJ about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a training to

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New York, NY
March 12, 2016

Join Sharsheret's Young Professionals Circle for an evening of casino fun, great food, and networking opportunities. Stay tuned for more details. Contact Sarah Eagle to join the planning committee.

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Join communities across the country hosting Sharsheret Teal/Pink Shabbat® education and awareness programs in local synagogues, Jewish centers, and private homes. Want to learn more? Click here

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Order your Thanksgiving pies and/or make a meaningful donation today to raise critical ovarian cancer awareness and funds to support Sharsheret’s Ovarian Cancer Program.

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Share your experience with those newly diagnosed or facing the risk of breast cancer or ovarian cancer by becoming a Sharsheret “Link”, a peer supporter. Whether you are a recent survivor or a survivor of many years, or have a strong family history of cancer, enjoy the rewarding experience of supporting other women across the country. Our confidential “Links” connect

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Monita Buchwald is a free-lance culinary professional and the former recipe tester for Martha Stewart Living magazine. She's a breast cancer survivor and a Sharsheret Peer Supporter. Proper nutrition combined with weight control and exercise is a game plan that everyone can benefit from. This is   More »

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