Mission:  promote ovarian cancer awareness and education; support those diagnosed and survivors; and advocate for public policy and funding.

Info Session: Everything You Want to Know About BRCA Genes, But Were Afraid to Ask

  • 18 May 2015
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol Highway, Portland

Men and women of Ashkenazi Jewish decent have a 1 in 40 chance of carrying the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation. This puts them at greater risk for both breast and ovarian cancers. Learn about the risks and how these genes play into the Jewish identify.

Hear from a panel of Jewish BRCA-positive cancer survivors, and keynote speaker Dr. Dana Kostiner-Simpson, MD, who is an MD and geneticist from Kaiser Permanente.

RSVP at www.oregonjcc.org



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