No one should face hereditary cancer alone.

Thinking about cancer or dealing with cancer risk can be scary or overwhelming, but we believe that receiving information and resources is comforting, empowering, and lifesaving.

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Jewish People

Learn more about how HBOC affects members of specific populations.

Related Force Information

Genetic Testing in the Jewish Community: Are We Doing Enough?
Recap of presentation by Dr. Steven Narod from the 2012 Joining FORCEs Conference.

What Every Jewish Woman Should Know about Breast and Ovarian Cancer
FORCE educational brochure about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in Jewish women. The brochure can be ordered for free through our FORCE publication page.

BRCA in the Jewish Community
Spring 2011 FORCE newsletter article about the unique issues for Jewish people facing hereditary cancer.

A Chance Meeting that Changed My Life
Spring 2011 FORCE newsletter article tells the story of a woman who learned important health information by chance while traveling to Israel.

BRCA2 and Fanconi Anemia
Winter 2009 FORCE newsletter article with information about Fanconi Anemia and one family's story about this devastating diagnosis.

Books

Other Websites

Sharsheret
Sharsheret is an organization linking young Jewish women facing breast cancer.