OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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Founder 3/BRCA Hereditary Cancer Screening/Referral Program

The Minkoff Center for Jewish Genetics is pleased to announce the Founder 3 Program available to Ashkenazi Jewish men and women + the age of 25.

AWARENESS

Raise AWARENESS in the Jewish community on the importance of knowing about a family history of cancer in order to better understand any potential hereditary cancer risks.

EDUCATION

EDUCATE the community about the possible risk factors associated with the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 founder mutations.

SCREENING

Provide genetic counseling and access to low-cost genetic SCREENING for Ashkenazi Jewish individuals who have no family history of cancer.

REFERRALS

Provide resources and the appropriate genetic counseling REFERRALS to individuals with a known family history of cancer.