Past Events

March 9, 2005
Private Home Queens, NY

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

February 17, 2005
National Teleconference

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will share advice from the young women of Sharsheret during a free national teleconference presented by the Y-Me breast cancer organization. Topics will include fertility, parenting, career, survivorship, early menopause, family history, and keeping informed about emerging research post-treatment. For dial-in instructions, please call (800) 221-2141.

February 14, 2005
Temple Israel
125 Pond Street
Sharon, MA

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will discuss the issues faced by young Jewish women fighting breast cancer, and the implications of breast cancer genetics research on Jews of Ashkenazi descent.

February 8, 2005
United Lubavitcher Yeshiva
570 Crown Street
Brooklyn, NY

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

December 28, 2004
Private Home Washington Heights, NY

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

November 26, 2004
National Webcast

View a webcast of Sharsheret's recent symposium, “Breast Cancer Genetics: Impact on the Jewish Woman and Her Family,” recorded on October 26, 2004. Topics include the impact of hereditary breast cancer on the extended Jewish family, new research on genetic susceptibility for Jewish women of Sephardi descent, hereditary breast cancer in younger Jewish women, genetic counseling and testing in Chasidic and Orthodox Jewish communities, and appropriate surveillance for Jewish women who test positive or negative for alterations in the genes responsible for hereditary breast cancer.

October 26, 2004
Beth Israel Medical Center New York City, NY

Sharsheret will present the symposium, “Breast Cancer Genetics: Impact on the Jewish Woman and Her Family.” Topics will include the impact of hereditary breast cancer on the extended Jewish family, new research on genetic susceptibility for Jewish women of Sephardi descent, hereditary breast cancer in younger Jewish women, genetic counseling and testing in Chasidic and Orthodox Jewish communities, and appropriate surveillance for Jewish women who test positive or negative for alterations in the genes responsible for hereditary breast cancer.

October 17, 2004
Central Park New York City, NY

Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York City's Central Park to participate in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, a monumental breast cancer fundraising and awareness event. Team Sharsheret will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Central Park East Meadow at Fifth Avenue and 97th Street for a Team Sharsheret photo. No pre-registration required. To purchase Sharsheret T-shirts, please call Sharsheret toll-free (866) 474-2774.

September 12, 2004
Central Park New York City, NY

Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York City's Central Park to participate in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's Race for the Cure, a monumental breast cancer fundraising and awareness event. Team Sharsheret will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Race Day on the northeast corner of 74th Street and Central Park West for a Team Sharsheret photo. The Race will begin at 9:00 a.m.

June 23, 2004
The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Brunswick, NJ

Please call The Cancer Institute of New Jersey for More Information: (732) 235-9894

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey will present a symposium addressing those at high risk of developing breast cancer. Topics include "The Identification and Management of the High Risk Patient" and "Coping with Your Risk Status: What Does Being at Risk Mean to You?" The symposium will also feature a panel discussion with young breast cancer survivors, including Sharsheret's Executive Director, Rochelle Shoretz. For reservations, please call (732) 235-9894.

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