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June 2019

Talking With Your Children About Cancer

June 12 @ 7:30 pm PDT

Join us for a conversation about how to talk with your children about your cancer diagnosis, providing tools for parents of toddlers through young adulthood. Facilitated by Alyssa Wiesel, Director of Clinical and Community Programs at Chai Lifeline West Coast. Alyssa Wiesel, with her Columbia University B.A. in Psychology and Loyola Marymount University M.A. in Marital and Family Therapy and Art Therapy, joined the Chai Lifeline West Coast office in 2007. In her role as Director of Clinical and Community…

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Oncology Nurse Advisor Summit

June 13 - June 14
Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map

Connecting with oncology nurses to share psycho-social support resources with their patients is the goal, when exhibiting at the ONA Navigation Summit. If you plan on attending, plan on visiting our booth!

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Young Survivors Support Group

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
YWCA Breast Cancer Resource Center, 2 Preservation Place
Princeton, NJ United States
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Join Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Breast Cancer Resource Center of the YWCA Princeton, and the Young Survivor Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for a peer-facilitated support group to address the unique concerns of women under the age of 40 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Women at any stage of the breast cancer experience are welcome to participate. 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm. This group requires pre-registration. Contact Melissa White at at 609-497-2100, ext. 349 or [email protected]

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YPC Chicago presents Scoops for Sharsheret

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Windy City Sweets, 3308 N Broadway
Chicago, IL United States
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Join the Chicago Young Professionals Circle for Scoops for Sharsheret – an ice cream social, a raffle, and a presentation from various speakers on the crucial and life-changing services Sharsheret is providing to the Chicago Jewish community. Learn what’s Jewish about breast and ovarian cancer, how to be proactive about your own health, and how to best support those in the community affected by cancer.

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Luncheon with Dr. J. Jeruss

June 18
Jewish Family Service of Greater Detroit Detroit, MI United States + Google Map

Join longtime Sharsheret Supports Partner, JFS of Greater Detroit, as they welcome Dr. Jeruss, an Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of the University of Michigan Breast Care Center and the Polly Suk-Yee Cheung Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship. Dr. Jeruss’ clinical practice is focused on the care of patients at high risk for the development of breast cancer and patients with benign and malignant breast disease. This event is free and open to the community thanks to a generous grant from…

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Sharsheret Support Group

June 19 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
JCC of St. Louis St. Louis, MO United States + Google Map

Join our Sharsheret Supports Partner, JCC/Nishmah in St. Louis. Their Sharsheret Supports Group meets to offer support to women in the St. Louis Jewish community who have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer and are anywhere along their treatment path – before, during, or post treatment. These sessions are facilitated by a licensed social worker and meets from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur. Newcomers are…

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Cancer and Careers Conference

June 21
New York, NY New York, NY United States + Google Map

Sharsheret is pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on the 9th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer. This free event will explore the complexities working people face as they try to balance their cancer treatment and recovery with employment. Topics will include job search, legal issues, health insurance, working during treatment and more. CEUs will be offered for oncology nurses and social workers. To register, please visit www.cancerandcareers.org/conference.

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Get Personal: Body Image, Sexuality and the Impact of Cancer

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Free National Webinar United States + Google Map

Body image and sexuality impact every stage of your breast and ovarian cancer journey – whether you are at risk, newly diagnosed, in treatment, a survivor, or living with metastatic cancer. Join us for an empowering webinar and learn from our expert speakers, including a psychotherapist, sexual health expert, and also a plastic surgeon who will address your personal questions surrounding the safety of breast implants. This webinar is made possible with support from The Siegmund and Edith Blumenthal Memorial…

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Coping and Beyond Support Group

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
YWCA Breast Cancer Resource Center, 2 Preservation Place
Princeton, NJ United States
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Join Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Breast Cancer Resource Center of the YWCA Princeton, for ongoing meetups for patients and survivors of stage I, II or III breast cancer. Monthly meetings will help participants cope with the immediate and long-term effects of breast cancer and its treatment. Discussions will focus on the issues of importance to those in the group, and may include managing hair loss, fatigue, chemo-brain, body image, employment issues, while also focusing on practical ways to move beyond…

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July 2019

Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support Group

July 1 @ 6:15 pm EDT
Rales Jewish Family Services, 7900 Montoya Circle
Boca Raton, FL United States
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Join our Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Rales JFS for a monthly breast and ovarian cancer support group. Meetings combine monthly support and wellness topics including nutrition, mindfulness and exercise. Sessions are facilitated by Kira Vainberg, INHC and Elissa Love, MSW and meet at 6:15 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Boca Raton Synagogue, 7900 Montoya Circle. For more information or to RSVP contact Kira Vainberg at 561-852-6067 or [email protected]

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