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  • FACT: Join the only Jewish Walk/Run in the world to benefi t a BRCA Multidisciplinary Clinic that serves women and men at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer at Israels Rabin Medical Centers Davidoff Cancer Center.

    FACT: Rabin Medical Center partners with Memorial Sloan Kettering and Dana Farber to eradicate cancer.

    FACT: 1 in 7 Jewish women will be diag-nosed with breast cancer. Over 22,000 women will develop ovarian cancer annually in the USA. These forms of cancer are more prevalent among Jewish women in the USA and Israel.

    FACT: 10% of breast cancer patients carry a mutation in the BRCA genes, facing an 80% chance of developing breast or ovarian cancer.

    FACT: 2% of the Israeli population carries the mutated gene, (higher than other ethnic groups). Israeli women with a family history of multiple malignancies, especially breast and ovarian cancer, are routinely offered the BRCA gene test at Rabin Medical Center.

    FACT: Proceeds from this event benefi t the BRCA Multidisciplinary Clinic at Israels Rabin Medical Center, a unique early man-agement, life-saving clinic. Women will be spared by early detection screening and follow-up for breast and ovarian cancer.

    FACT: The Davidoff Cancer Center at Rabin includes six units and clinics and seven de-partments to provide treatment for various types of cancer and will be expanded to twice its present size by 2017.

    WE ALL KNOW SOMEONE WITH BREAST OR OVARIAN CANCERMOTHER. WIFE. SISTER. DAUGHTER. FRIEND. SURVIVOR

    RABIN MEDICAL CENTERONCOLOGY ANNUAL STATISTICS71,785 Outpatient Visits50,175 Radiation Therapy Treatments37,502 Chemotherapy Treatments10,124 Integrative Medicine Unit

    COME CELEBRATE ISRAEL AT THE

    NYC 5K RUN/WALK BEFORE THE CELEBRATE ISRAEL PARADEHELP ERADICATE BREAST & OVARIAN CANCER

    AMERICAN FRIENDS OF RABIN MEDICAL CENTER

    SIXTH ANNUAL

    Robert F. Wagner Jr. ParkBattery Place, NYCSunday, June 5, 9:00 am RAIN OR SHINE

    REGISTER / DONATEafrmc.kintera.org/schlep16212-279-2522 afrmc.org

    Children $18 Adults $36CANCER SURVIVORS WALK / RUN FOR FREE

    American Friends of Rabin Medical Center is a 501(c)3.

    American Friends of Rabin Medical Center636 Broadway, Suite 218, NY, NY 10012

    212-279-2522 www.afrmc.org

    Peter G. Riguardi, CHAIRMAN Ron Cohen, PRESIDENT Joshua Eli Plaut, Ph.D., EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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    TO DONATE OR REGISTER FOR THE NYC 5K SCHLEP RUN/WALKVISIT WWW.AFRMC.ORG AFRMC@AFRMC.ORG 212.279.2522

    Looking for the fastest member of the NYC Jewish community. We invite runners of all ages to compete for the title of fastest 5K Schlepper!