• 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.

    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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October 1, 2014 (All day) - October 31, 2014 (All day)

The Hillel at Buffalo will host tables in the Student Union throughout the month of October. They will sell t-shirts and chocolate pops with proceeds to benefit Sharsheret. Support their efforts and raise awareness about breast cancer. For more information please contact Jessica Lemons at

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October 20, 2014 (All day) - October 24, 2014 (All day)

Join the sisters of AEPhi for their inaugural Sharsheret pink week. Sign-up for the pink fun run or bra pong and buy your favorite baked good at the bake sale and jewelry at the jewelry sale. For more information and to get involved, email Lauren Goldman at

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October 21, 2014 (All day) - October 24, 2014 (All day)

AEPhi will host its annual Pink Week from October 21st- 24th. The week will include many outreach events and fundraisers. Purchase your tickets for AEPhi’s second annual Ribbons on the Runway fashion show on Thursday and choose some of your own great clothes the day before at the Hanger and

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Make your purchases mean more this October - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Thank you to our corporate partners,  Cure Diva, Jen K Designs,

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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

When Karin Charnoff-Katz, MD, was diagnosed with breast cancer, she entered the patient experience and left a changed physician. On my way to work as a general radiologist in Memphis, I detoured to stop for a routine screening mammogram. I was 41 and a few months late for my second annual screening   More »

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