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You're Invited to an Educational Event October 25, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Temple Beth Sholom Social Hall
1050 S. Tuttle Ave.
Sarasota, FL

Unraveling your DNA: Do you know your cancer risk? What you don't know CAN hurt you!

Did you know...1 in 40 Ashkenazi Jewish individuals carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation increasing the risk of breast and ovarian cancer as well as prostate and pancreatic cancer?

Join us for an educational evening featuring:

  • Katya Lezin, Cancer Survivor and Author of "But I Just Grew Out of My Bangs!"
  • Nicole Wood, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor, Sarasota Memorial Hospital
  • Vendors
  • Light Refreshments
  • Hereditary Cancer Screening and Genetic Testing (for qualified individuals)

To Register:

  1. RSVP by October 21, 2018, to:

            Lee Ruggles at or

            Sue Spector at

    2. A $10 donation at the door is requested which will benefit the Hadassah Hospitals Cancer Research Programs and the Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood Education Fund. 

    3. Tables (8 seats) can be purchased for $75

    4. Please mail your check (payable to SaBra Hadassah) for advanced registration to SaBra Hadassah, P.O. Box 19992, Sarasota, 34276-2992

You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together November 11, 2018 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Member's home in Tampa/St. Pete area

RSVP to for address and directions.

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered