Past Events

November 15, 2006
Sharsheret Office Teaneck, NJ

Sharsheret will present the conference, “Exploring the Connection Between Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer,” in Teaneck, New Jersey on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The event will attract breast cancer patients, their families, and health care professionals. Panelists Dr. Elizabeth Poynor (Gynecological Oncologist, private practice) and Dr. Noah Kauff (Geneticist, Clinical Genetics and Gynecology Services at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) will discuss the genetic link between breast cancer and ovarian cancer and the recommended follow-up and screening practices.

September 10, 2006
Central Park New York City, NY

Sharsheret will join thousands of women and men gathering in New York City's Central Park to participate in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's Race for the Cure, a monumental breast cancer fundraising and awareness event. Team Sharsheret will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Race Day on the northeast corner of 74th Street and Central Park West for a Team Sharsheret photo. The Race will begin at 9:00 a.m. To register for Team Sharsheret, visit www.komennyc.org, click on “Join a Race Team” and type Sharsheret.

June 27, 2006
Refuah Health Center
728 North Main Street
Spring Valley , NY

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret and discuss the unique issues faced by young Jewish women fighting breast cancer, the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and the implications of breast cancer genetics research on Jews of Ashkenazi descent. For more information, please call Refuah Health Center at (845) 354-9301, extension 206.

June 26, 2006
Teaneck, NJ

Sharsheret will present, “Young Women Facing Breast Cancer: What We Need To Know Now,” a Roundtable Discussion with Sharsheret’s Medical Advisory Board on Monday, June 26, 2006. Sharsheret Links and Callers will have the opportunity to discuss some of the most pressing concerns of young patients facing breast cancer with Dr. Sheldon Feldman (Breast Surgeon, Beth Israel Medical Center), Dr. Thomas Kolb (Radiologist, Private Practice), Dr. Gila Leiter (Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Mount Sinai Medical Center), Dr.

May 7, 2006
Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel East Rutherford, NJ

Please join us at the Annual Benefit Luncheon in support of Sharsheret. Share the day with your loved ones as we honor the women who have touched our lives and recognize the meaningful contributions of Mrs. Reva Borgen, Guest of Honor and Mrs. Sharon Herenstein, recipient of the Lisa Altman Volunteer Tribute Award. For more information about the Luncheon and sponsorship opportunities, please call Sharsheret toll-free at (866) 474-2774.

To download a copy of the invitation, click here.

March 30, 2006
Private Home Cleveland, OH

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

March 23, 2006
Private Home Lincolnwood, IL

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

February 2, 2006
National Teleconference

Sharsheret and the Young Survival Coalition will present a free national teleconference, "How Does Breast Cancer Affect Young Women of Diverse Backgrounds?" A panel of experts will discuss the unique ways in which breast cancer impacts young women of diverse backgrounds. For dial-in instructions, please call (212) 206-7123.

January 10, 2006
Private Home Edison, NJ

Please Call Sharsheret for More Information: (866) 474-2774

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret, discuss the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and describe the programs Sharsheret offers young women nationwide.

December 19, 2005
Shulamith School for Girls
1277 East 14th Street
Brooklyn, NY

Executive Director Rochelle Shoretz will introduce Sharsheret and discuss the unique issues faced by young Jewish women fighting breast cancer, the effects of breast cancer in the Jewish community, and the implications of breast cancer genetics research on Jews of Ashkenazi descent. For more information, please call Shulamith School For Girls at (718) 338-4000.

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