Testing for Cancer Risk in the Jewish Population- A Community Conversation 

On November 3rd, 2014, the Program for Jewish Genetic Health, the Basser Research Center for BRCAand the JCC Manhattan co-sponsored a panel discussion about BRCA in the Jewish community. The featured speakers were Dr. Susan Domchek, Dr. Susan Klugman, and Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman. The panel was moderated by Amy Harmon. The following video is a teaser from the event, addressing the issue of genetic testing for BRCA as it relates to Jewish law.

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Click here to view the full lesson on BRCA in the Jewish Community – Update and New Developments associated with this PSA.  

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