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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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October 26, 2014 (All day) - November 26, 2014 (All day)

Order your Thanksgiving pies and/or make a meaningful donation today to raise critical ovarian cancer awareness and funds to support Sharsheret’s Ovarian Cancer Program.  Sisters Adeena Sussman and Sharon Wieder launched the Pies For Prevention Thanksgiving Bake Sale six years ago in memory

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November 2, 2014 (All day)

Team Sharsheret is an official Charity Partner of the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon. Our athletes will compete in a 26.2 mile race through the streets of New York's five boroughs including Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan finishing in Central Park. For more information  and

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November 2, 2014

Sharsheret is participating in Congregation B’nai Israel’s Grow To Give campaign and providing resources to Jewish women and families facing breast cancer. For information about the program, visit

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Make your purchases mean more this October - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Thank you to our corporate partners,  Cure Diva, Jen K Designs,

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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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On November 2nd, 2014 I will be competing in the New York City Marathon. But this blog is not about me; it is much bigger. Since taking on the challenge to race in the New York City Marathon for Team Sharsheret, I have received the utmost support from all over. Of course, my family and close   More »

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