What's Jewish About BRCA?

The Sarnoff Center for Jewish Education provides community and personal education about the risk of BRCA-related cancers in the Jewish community. If you are interested in hosting a community education event with your organization, please contact Sarah Goldberg at 312-357-4994.

Below are videos from our What’s Jewish About BRCA events in October 2015 and April 2016.


Do You Know What's In Your Genes?

What is the most valuable gift you can give to your family? The gift of good health! There are many health conditions that run in families. Knowing your family health history can alert you to the potential risk for a variety of genetic disorders . Be sure to check with your relatives for warning signs and assess your risk for hereditary cancers!

Did you know: Ashkenazi Jews are 10 TIMES more likely to have BRCA mutations, which significantly increases lifetime risks for hereditary cancers, so what does this heightened risk mean for you? Click here to learn more !