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Hereditary Cancer NCJW Panel

Description Studies have shown that 1 in 40 Ashkenazi Jews (men and women) have a BRCA mutation - and most are unaware! Compare that to the general population incidence, where BRCA mutations occur in 1/300-1/800 people. Woman who carry a BRCA mutation have up to an 88% lifetime risk of breast cancer and up to a 45% risk of ovarian cancer. Men also have just as much of a chance of having this mutation, and run a higher risk of prostate and male breast cancers. If we can identify who carries these genetic mutations before they develop cancer, we can prevent cancer. Join us for a panel about hereditary cancer, with an opportunity to get tested right there! Free & open for all!
Event Date 11/13/2018
Start Time 6:30pm
End Time 8:30pm
Address 1 2625 SW 3rd Ave
City Miami
State Florida
Zip 33129
Country US
Audience All Audiences
Event Category Lectures and Workshops
Contacts Olga Zelzburg
Phone 3058543911
Email ozelzburg@bethdavidmiami.org
Cost Free
Solicitation of Funds? No
Attire Casual







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