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Whether you are living with early or later stage ovarian cancer, we provide specialized support for Jewish women and families. Connect to our ovarian cancer community in the way that feels most comfortable to you.
Speak with other women living with ovarian cancer who share your experience in our national peer support network. Our confidential “Links” connect over the phone and through e-mail, and offer invaluable friendship and support.
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.
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:
Today there is ongoing research to identify consistently-reliable screening tests to detect ovarian cancer. All medical questions and concerns about ovarian health and screening should be discussed with a health care professional.
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