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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.
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.
A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family. We offer help for partners, children, parents, and friends.
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.
Breast cancer is not a Jewish woman's issue. It's a Jewish community issue.
Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as she discusses the unique risks and issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how increased awareness can save lives, how community members can help, and how Sharsheret can help those
What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as she educates staff about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help
Join Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, MA, as she facilitates a discussion about Angelina Jolie’s personal decision to have prophylactic surgeries to mitigate her risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Melissa will also address the unique risks and issues that impact
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
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
“That bond of sisterhood is invaluable and you can’t describe it unless you go through it. I felt for the first time in a long time that I was part of some sort of sisterhood.”
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