Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and Ashkenazi Jewish families

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Temple Beth Jacob
1179 Victoria Curve
St. Paul, MN 55118

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Have you heard? Ashkenazi Jewish families are at 10 times increased risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. 

Cancer Risk Management Program members,  Kristin Baker Niendorf, Melissa Truelson, Colleen Wherley (Genetic Counselors) and Denise Musser, CNS (Clinical Nurse Specialist) will be presenting together with advocacy groups and families.

All members of the public are welcome to attend and hear from medical specialists with expertise in hereditary cancer and Jewish families affected by BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations.

RSVP not required but appreciated for planning purposes. Please email Lynn Usem at 

Program takes place at 1 p.m. program with refreshments to follow.

Location: Temple Beth Jacob, 1179 Victoria Curve, St. Paul, MN