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

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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.

    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.

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

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  • 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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March 1, 2015 (All day) - March 31, 2015 (All day)

Like Pinkberry? Stop in to the local Pinkberry near the Tulane campus and order a Sundae Phunday! The original combination of chocolate sauce, waffle cone cookie, and strawberries was chosen by the AEPhi at Tulane as part of the Pinkberry Louisiana fourth annual “Sorority Swirl Off” Competition

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March 30, 2015 (All day)

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, and Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as they educate clergy about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast

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March 30, 2015 (All day)

The sisters of AEPhi at Fairleigh Dickinson University will be leading a Breast Cancer Awareness event on campus in collaboration with the nursing school. Students will learn about Sharsheret’s Have The Talk genetics awareness campaign and the importance of asking your family about their cancer

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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

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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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My name is Myrna Cohen and I am fifty two years old.  My husband and I have been happily married for twenty eight years and we have a thirteen year old son.  Though I have been celebrating Passover with my family for many years and reading about the four sons, I never really understood   More »

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