Cancer Research

Rochelle Shoretz Is Dead At 42

The activist and lawyer beat cancer in her twenties to found Sharsheret, the cancer information and support organization.

05/31/2015 - 20:00

Rochelle Shoretz, whose own breast cancer diagnosis at age 28 led her to found the national cancer organization Sharsheret, died Sunday afternoon at her home in Teaneck, New Jersey. She was 42. The cause of death was complications from breast cancer.  

Rochelle Shoretz was the founder and executive director of Sharsheret. JTA

Attacking The Roots Of Cancer

Israeli Nobel winner, at 74, still researching why cells go awry.
10/15/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Dr. Avram Hershko, a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist, shared the 2004 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with his former graduate student, Aaron Ciechanover, and American researcher Irwin Rose.

Avram Hershko
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