Let My People Know… are you at risk for breast and ovarian cancers?
Did you know that people of Eastern European Jewish descent may carry genes that predispose them to breast and ovarian cancer? If you are Ashkenazi Jewish and have a relative on the maternal or paternal side of your family who has had breast or ovarian cancer, youmay want to consider genetic testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Come learnmore about this topic fromexperts in the field and hear the story and experiences of a high risk young woman in our community. Snacks and beverages will be served. Sponsored by Bright Pink Denver, Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance and the JCC Family Programs Department. Bright Pink is a registered, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) charity. Visit their website, www.brightpink.org for more detailed information.