• 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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January 7, 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, as she educates nurse navigators about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can

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January 26, 2015

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, as she educates the staff of Westchester Jewish Community Services about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and

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February 6, 2015

Cultural Competency Trainings discuss the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how you can help, and how Sharsheret can help. Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, will present “What’s Jewish About

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Living with breast cancer or ovarian cancer? BRCA positive? High risk? Clinical trials may be an option for you. Join us on Wednesday, February 25 at 8 pm EST for the second installment of our national webinar series about the importance of clinical trials in our hereditary

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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 Sharsheret Story is actually two stories that quickly entwined into one. I was diagnosed with stage two, invasive ductal carcinoma in February of this year. Although it was not a surprise, it was demoralizing. I had already been through a different cancer experience years earlier and although I   More »

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