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Young women living with advanced or metastatic breast cancer need specialized resources. Through our Embrace program, you can find a community of like-minded women and individualized guidance from our staff. Join our Embrace program for a host of tailored resources and support.
Join our phone-based support group and connect with other young women living with advanced breast cancer. Our Embrace support group also offers a monthly teleconference series featuring medical experts and professionals who discuss important topics, including communication with your medical team, managing side effects, and navigating family issues.
Speak one-on-one with our support staff by phone for support and guidance on how to address your unique issues and concerns as a young Jewish woman living with advanced breast cancer.
Speak one-on-one with our certified genetic counselor about your family history, concerns about cancer risk, and the implications of genetic counseling for you and your family.
Learn how to guide your children through the cancer journey with the Sharsheret Busy Box. Each Busy Box includes resource materials and a video to educate parents about the impact of breast cancer on children. The Busy Box also features a starter kit of games and activities to occupy your children while you are at the doctor or resting after treatment.
Request free caregiver information packets that we can send to you or someone you know. We also offer a phone line for adult family members and caregivers to connect with our staff who will guide them through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond.
Learn how to address the cosmetic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments with our Best Face Forward Kit. The kit includes make-up products for all skin tones, easy-to-follow make-up application instructions, and tips for those facing hair loss.
Join our teleconferences and seminars online or by telephone and stay informed by experts in the cancer and Jewish communities.
Read Sharsheret’s Educational Resource Booklet Series, culturally-relevant publications for Jewish women, their families, and health care professionals. Booklets in the series include:
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