Past Events

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.

June 2, 2004
National Teleconference

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

May 19, 2004 (All day)
Private Home Hollywood, FL

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.

May 17, 2004 (All day)
Private Home Boca Raton, FL

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.

May 5, 2004 (All day)
Private Home New York City, 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.

May 2, 2004
Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel East Rutherford, NJ

Please join us for the First Annual Benefit Luncheon in support of Sharsheret. Share the day with your loved ones as we honor the women who have touched our lives. For more information about the Benefit and sponsorship opportunities, please call Sharsheret toll-free at (866) 474-2774.

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