Jean Therapy

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for Jean Therapy featuring Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR’s national comedy-trivia show Ask Me Another!

- Hear Ophira’s breast cancer story
- Learn about cancer risks and resources in the Jewish community
- Test your trivia skills with a one-of-a-kind game created and hosted by Ophira

Sign up solo or gather a team of up to 6 people for trivia!


Location:
Virtual
Virtual, IL 60606


Contact:
Sarnoff Center staff
jewishgenetics@juf.org
312-357-4718


Register Online

Decoding Genetic Tests for Parents-to-Be

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Whether you are thinking about starting a family or already expecting, join us for a virtual discussion to learn what to expect when it comes to genetic testing, featuring:

- Melissa Ramos, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
- Moderated by Madelyn Katz, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Participant name and video will not be displayed in the Zoom Webinar format.

Free. Registration required.


Location:
Virtual
Your house, IL 60606


Contact:
Sarnoff Center staff
jewishgenetics@juf.org
312-357-4718


Register Online

Decoding Genetics Tests for Parents-to-Be

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Preparing for parenthood involves many types of genetic tests. Whether you plan to start a family or are already expecting, join the Sarnoff Center's genetic counselor for a moderated discussion to decode the world of preconception and prenatal genetic tests.

Register: juf.org/decode. Participants’ names and video will not display in the Zoom webinar format.


Location:
Virtual
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
Sarnoff Center staff
jewishgenetics@juf.org
312-357-4718


Register Online

 Baby1

 

We are proud to announce that our Carrier Screening Program is open with our new medical provider Insight Medical Genetics (IMG). Visit our  Get Screened page to learn more about our program and how to register!






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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 . Talk to 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 .