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Hadassah's Breast Cancer Awareness Center

Hadassah supporting breast cancer
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PROJECT UPLIFT is Hadassah's community outreach campaign to promote breast cancer awareness here in the United States and around the globe. Over 330,000 members of Hadassah and women worldwide will be invited to show their support by decorating a bra and displaying their creations on Hadassah's online photo collection. In the comfort of your home, or at events organized in cities throughout the country, you will be able to take an active role in bringing visibility to this devastating disease that knows no race or religion.

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Learn how to do Breast Self Examination
with our Check it Out® for Adults video


Check It Out® for Adults is a breast cancer awareness program for women and men of all ages that is focused on disease prevention and screening for the purpose of early detection and treatment.

Click here to watch a video that will walk you through a breast self examination >>

Leading Breast Cancer Expert Rejects Universal BRCA Testing of Jewish Women

Earlier this month in The New York Times, a geneticist called for ALL Jewish women to be tested by age 30 for the gene which prompts risk of breast & ovarian cancer. One option is to have those reproductive organs removed.

That is not a good idea, says our hospital's leading oncologist Prof. Tamar Peretz.​

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Breast Cancer Update: Early Detection and Treatment

As a breast cancer survivor, of over twenty years, I know first-hand the importance of early detection, a correct diagnosis, and treatment options. Equally important is finding out the "right" facts about breast cancer. Over the years, new techniques and modalities are the result of dedicated researchers and physicians.

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Hadassah Leads the Way

Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research at Hadassah Medical Organization

Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research at Hadassah Medical Organization

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Get A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Marlene Greenebaum Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Breast Center

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The Future is Now:
New Ways of Detecting Breast Cancer

On October 9, Hadassah's Health & Wellness Team presented a special program at Hadassah's national headquarters, featuring Dr. Tamar Sella, Director of Hadassah Medical Organization's Diagnostic Breast Imaging Center, live from Jerusalem!

Watch Dr. Tamar Sela from the Hadassah Medical Organization talk about breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Detection >>

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