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May 2019

Women’s Wellness & Health Expo

May 13
The Fountain Ballroom, 725 Vassar Avenue
Lakewood, NJ United States
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Do it for YOU, so you can be there for the ones you love! The Lakewood Bikkur Cholim presents the first ever Lakewood Women’s Health Expo. Come meet local doctors, see nutrition demos, receive basic health screenings, and hear inspiring presentations, including Sharsheret’s own Melissa K. Rosen, Director of National Outreach. She will speak on women’s health empowerment and what it takes to make yourself a priority. Melissa’s presentation is made possible by the Basser Center for BRCA and Astra-Zeneca.…

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What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer?

May 13 @ 11:00 am EDT
Casting for Recovery

Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach will educate the program staff of the organization Casting for Recovery, about the unique issues that impact Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how to create programs sensitive to the needs of the Jewish community, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a Cultural Competency Training to your community, or for more information, contact Melissa Rosen, at [email protected] or 866.474.2774. Made possible with the support of Basser Center for BRCA:

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What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer?

May 13 @ 1:30 pm EDT
Twist Out Cancer Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach will educate the staff of our new Partner, Twist Out Cancer, about the unique issues that impact Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how to create innovative programs sensitive to the needs of the Jewish community, and how Sharsheret can help. Be on the lookout for a special Twist Out Cancer/Sharsheret Program, being announced soon. To bring a Cultural Competency Training to your community, or for more information, contact Melissa…

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What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer And Ovarian Cancer?

May 15 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Mount Sinai Medical School New York, NY United States + Google Map

Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, will educate the students at Mount Sinai Medical School about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, about how they will have the ability to help, and how Sharsheret can offer support as well. To bring a cultural competency training to your school, practice or organization, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at [email protected] or 866.474.2774. Made possible with the support of Basser Center…

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Women’s Health Empowerment

May 15 @ 3:30 pm EDT
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ United States + Google Map

Join Sharsheret Partner, Holy Name Medical Center, and the Cancer Support Community at HNMC, for a Women’s Health Empowerment collaboration. This presentation, by Sharsheret’s Director of National Outreach, Melissa K. Rosen, will explore a multitude of ways to be proactive about our health, and explore (and negate) the reasons we may put off self-care. This program is open to all women in the community. Marian Hall, Conference Room 2, Holy Name Medical Center. To pre-register contact Courtney Lozano at 201-833-3392…

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Sharsheret Support Group

May 15 @ 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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Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators Mid-Year Conference

May 17 - May 19
San Diego, CA San Diego, CA United States + Google Map

Sharsheret looks forward to connecting with the hard-working oncology nurses and navigators that support patients regularly. Visit our exhibit booth to learn more about the free resources we have support your patients and the training we can provide to nurses and navigators.

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Hereditary Cancer Education and Screening

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am MST
JCC of Scottsdale, 12701 Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ United States
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Join our Sharsheret Supports Partner, the Minkoff Center for Jewish Genetics in Scottsdale, AZ for a BRCA education and screening program. Must pre-register to qualify for screening. Register at www.minkoffcenter.org. The event will take place at the JCC of Scottsdale, 12701 Scottsdale Road. To speak with a genetic counselor prior the event, contact Peggy Cottrell, MS, CGC at [email protected] or Katherine Brendish, Ph.D. at [email protected]

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Sharsheret Annual Benefit

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Teaneck Marriott Glenpointe Teaneck, NJ United States + Google Map

Sharsheret will welcome 600 guests to our Annual Benefit, at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe. Our Chai Anniversary celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m with the early opening of the Silent Auction, and a special raffle of The Mirror. At 11:30 the silent auction will close and the presentation will begin. We will honor the women and men, family members, and friends who have touched the lives of breast cancer survivors. We are proud to recognize Shari and Nathan J.…

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Knowledge is Empowering: Understanding the Jewish-Cancer Connection

May 19 @ 10:00 am EDT
Newton, MA Newton, United States + Google Map

Temple Reyim hosts this One in Forty symposium to educate the community about Ashkenazi Jews’ risk of inheriting a BRCA gene mutation. Be sure to pick up Sharsheret’s latest educational resources while there. Following presentations by each of the panelists, there will be a Q&A session. Register for this free event at http://oneinforty.org/upcoming-events/.

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