• 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.

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  • A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer help for partners, children, parents, and friends.

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  • 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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September 26, 2014 (All day)

AEPhi and Hillel at Virginia Commonwealth University are hosting a Sharsheret Teal Shabbat in honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month at Beth Ahaba Temple in Richmond. They will be decorating the room in teal, wearing the color teal and offering teal challah in effort to raise awareness about

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September 26, 2014 (All day)

The Hillel at Trinity College will be hosting a Shrasheret Teal Shabbat to raise awareness about ovarian cancer within the Jewish community. To get involved and for more information please contact, Amy Zylberman at amy.zylberman@trincoll.edu.

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September 27, 2014 (All day) - October 2, 2014 (All day)

The sisters of AEPhi at Rowan University will be hosing their annual Sharsheret Pink Week with fun filled activities on campus and breast cancer awareness activities. On October 2nd they will gather for the environmentally friendly Big Balloon release to honor and remember breast cancer

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REGISTER NOW for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Central Park 5-Mile Walk.  Please note there is no registration fee and fundraising is not required.  Meet Team Sharsheret at 8:00 am in

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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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A diagnosis of ovarian cancer earlier this year was a life changing event.  Fear, anxiety, sadness, body image issues, and short and long term effects of chemotherapy, only begin to touch on the myriad of worries which confronted me.  Still, one of the most difficult things to deal with   More »

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