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When facing cancer, it makes a world of difference to connect with someone who shares your experience as well as your values and culture.
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.
A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer help for partners, children, parents, and friends.
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.
Breast cancer is not a Jewish woman's issue. It's a Jewish community issue.
The sisters of AEPhi are hosting their 11th Annual Ribbons on the Runway fashion show at Ritz-Carlton Boston Common. All proceeds from the event support Sharsheret’s programs and services. Tickets are available both online at
The Scarsdale Varisty Lacrosse Team will host a pink game to raise awareness about breast cancer. This year, the Team will raise money for Sharsheret throughout the event. For more information, please contact Ellen Kleinhaus at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as she discusses the unique risks and issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how increased awareness can save lives, how community members can help, and how Sharsheret can help those
Join thousands of other young adults across the country who are leading and participating in meaningful Sharsheret activities. Help us support young Jewish women and families facing breast cancer
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
"I deeply appreciated the frequent and regular follow-up through phone, mail, and e-mail contact. In a situation which can be very isolating, I found this contact comforting and extremely helpful."
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