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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Breast cancer is not a Jewish woman's issue. It's a Jewish community issue.

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March 1, 2015 (All day) - March 31, 2015 (All day)

Like Pinkberry? Stop in to the local Pinkberry near the Tulane campus and order a Sundae Phunday! The original combination of chocolate sauce, waffle cone cookie, and strawberries was chosen by the AEPhi at Tulane as part of the Pinkberry Louisiana fourth annual “Sorority Swirl Off” Competition

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April 7, 2015

AEPhi sorority will be hosting an inter-sorority zumba/kickboxing class with Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Delta Tau open to students on campus. Proceeds from the event will be support each sorority’s national philanthropy including Sharsheret.  The  sisters of AEPhi will share Sharsheret’

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April 9, 2015

Please join us at the fifth annual Step Up For Sharsheret Walk-a-thon. Meet at the Fontainebleau Hotel and walk the entire Boardwalk at your own pace. The cost is $36 per walker. All proceeds benefit Sharsheret’s free national programs and services for Jewish women and families facing breast

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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 name is Myrna Cohen and I am fifty two years old.  My husband and I have been happily married for twenty eight years and we have a thirteen year old son.  Though I have been celebrating Passover with my family for many years and reading about the four sons, I never really understood   More »

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"Sharsheret was the first positive encounter I had on the long road of breast cancer treatment. It allowed me a stress free way to find out what I truly needed to know."