Saturday, April 25, 2015 Iyyar 6, 5775
Organization:
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
Location:
615 N Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
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Rodeph Shalom is a Reform congregation in Center City Philadelphia. As an inclusive community, we offer services, programs & activities for a diverse population, including interfaith couples & individuals of varied backgrounds & sexual

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk – What You Need to Know

October 6, 2013 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Register for this free educational program on understanding hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and who may be at increased genetic risk. BRCA mutations are found in people of different ethnic groups. However, 1 in 40 individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry carries a BRCA mutation. During this free educational program moderated by CBS3/CW Philly 57’s Stephanie Stahl, Dr.Susan M. Domchek of the University of Pennsylvania’s Basser Research Centerfor BRCA will help you

  • learn who is at risk for carrying a BRCA gene mutation.
  • understand the process of genetic counseling and testing.
  • discover the criteria for, and insurance coverage of, genetic testing.
  • develop strategies for talking about genetic risk and test results with family

Walk-ins are welcome. Free parking and refreshments will be provided. Register online or by calling our office at (610) 645-4567. This program is a partnership between LBBC and the University of Pennsylvania’s Basser Research Center for BRCA . It is made possible by a generous grant from Women of Vision of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. Please register by September 30.

More Events from Congregation Rodeph Shalom

Sun. May 3
4:00 PM-5:30 PM
RS Youth Theater’s production of “Jonah & the Big Fish  & Vito” Sunday,  May 3 @ 4pm It’s a biblical comedy adventure musical!
Thu. May 7
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Rodeph Shalom is partnering with the Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases for this Information Session and Screening on Thurssday, May
Wed. May 13
FDR and the Jews
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Join us for our Weekday Scholar series with Alan Schwartz exploring the topic of Franklin Roosevelt and his relaionship with the Jewish population  
Sun. May 17
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Dedication Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of the Newly Renovated Rodeph Shalom  “Honoring Our Past . . . Opening the Door to Our Future”

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