surviving breast cancer

Speaking About The Unspoken Reality Of Cancer

Special To The Jewish Week

My grandmother died in 1995 after a long battle with breast cancer.  In all of the years of her illness, I cannot recall her using the word "cancer."  She spoke of being "sick", "weak", "unwell", and she asked me, on her deathbed, to remember her. 

Rochelle Shoretz

‘Maybe I’ll Be Able To Dance At A Wedding’

Special To The Jewish Week

Maybe it’s the high heels. Maybe it’s the sky-high spirits. Maybe it’s the smile hinting ever so slightly of mischief. But when I meet Rochelle Shoretz at a downtown Starbucks on a recent bright September day, I’m surprised.

Sharsheret founder Rochelle Shoretz: Living strong 10 years after cancer diagnosis.
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