HEALTH INFORMATION RELEVANT TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY:
Women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent are at a significantly higher risk of developing ovarian cancer, because 1 in 40 Ashkenazi women are at risk of having a BRCA gene mutation. Ovarian cancer is women’s most fatal cancer in Canada. If you have a connection to ovarian cancer, BRCA or want to learn more about this topic, please click here to read this important information.
If you are looking for additional information and support, you may also contact
Ontario Regional Director
Ovarian Cancer Canada
(416) 962-2700 ext.232
1 (877) 413-7970 ext.232
Fax/Téléc: (416) 962-2701