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Cancer Drove a Mother and Daughter Apart, and Brought Them Back Together

Facing serious illness, Alice Eve Cohen welcomes a ghost into her life in her new memoir, ‘The Year My Mother Came Back’

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A Son’s Song For His Mother

A moving tribute during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Study Yields Sobering Results for Jewish Women

All Ashkenazic women may carry genetic mutation linked to breast cancer

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Breast Cancer Survivor Michelle Arbel Helps Other Survivors Feel Whole Again

The Israeli entrepreneur’s prosthetic nipples allow women to regain confidence in their appearance and avoid additional surgery

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LA Museum’s Nazi-Looted Art; FBI, NSA in Israel

Plus cancer-gene screening campaign sparks debate in Israel, and more

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Before a Double Mastectomy, a Dance Party

Deborah Cohan organized a pre-surgery flash mob with her surgery team

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‘But Mommy, Am I Going To Get Breast Cancer Too When I Grow Up?’

I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease

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What The Gene Patent Ruling Means for Jews

Supreme Court decision will make BRCA mutation testing more accessible

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Brought Together by Cancer

Israeli and Palestinian breast-cancer survivors build camaraderie as we face a common enemy

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Selling Sex to Nursing Moms

Breastfeeding mothers have enough to think about without worrying that they’re not sufficiently sexy

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Curing Pink Ribbons

Today on Tablet

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Breast Cancer Isn’t Just Pink

The documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. casts a skeptical look at all those pink-branded efforts to raise awareness

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On the Cancer Gene Trail

How Roman Catholics of Native American and Spanish descent became carriers of the deadly breast-cancer gene long associated with Jews

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Komen Reverses Planned Parenthood Decision

Group bows to immense pressure from erstwhile supporters

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How Will Pro-Choice Hadassah React to Komen?

Women’s Zionist group is also Planned Parenthood ally

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Komen Pulls Planned Parenthood Funding

Moves away from ‘democratizing’ breast cancer

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Pink Is Jewish

How an unusually tribal concern was made everyone’s

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Remembering

This year Mother’s Day falls on the eve of Israel’s Memorial Day. For one motherless daughter, the coincidence brings up comparisons she can’t ignore.

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Gelt and Innocence

A feverish love of collecting masked a family’s shameful truth: There was no money.

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Daybreak: New Iran Plan in the Works

Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news

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Sundown: Judah Maccabee, Nobel Laureate

Plus Hadassah Lieberman, a bullet-riddled laptop, and more

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Hadassah: Start Annual Breast Exams at 40

Jewish women’s group doesn’t accept new, relaxed federal guidelines

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My Rose Tattoo

To honor her body, the writer visits a Tel Aviv tattoo parlor

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The Things We Carry

What happens when your inheritance includes a life-threatening genetic mutation?