• 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.

    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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July 28, 2014 (All day)

Refuah Health Center will sponsor a free Munch N’ Learn health event for women only on Monday, July 28th, 12:00 – 2:00 pm at Ateres Charna, 790 North Main Street in Spring Valley, NY.  The expert panel will include Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation Services Shera Dubitsky, Med, MA, 

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July 31, 2014

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation Services, Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates UCSF Medical Center staff about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help

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August 3, 2014 (All day)

Team Sharsheret is an official charity partner of the 2014 NYC Triathlon on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Our individual and relay team athletes will swim in the Hudson River, bike along Manhattan’s West Side Highway, and run through Central Park to the finish line. Individual and relay slots are

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Whether you are a novice or expert runner from anywhere in the country, join Team Sharsheret at the TCS NYC Marathon, Sunday, November 2nd.  E-mail athletes@sharsheret.org today for information on how you can receive a

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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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Join the Conversation

A study presented this week at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting suggests that in younger women with early stage estrogen-receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer, obesity is associated with poorer outcomes. The research comes from a review of 70 clinical drug trials   More »

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"Continue with your exceptional work of making women who face the challenge of breast cancer feel heard and cared for!"