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Healing community rises from life-threatening illness

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/healing_community_rises_from_lifethreatening_illness_20061215

One out of eight women develop the disease over a lifetime, and the older a woman is, the higher her risk.To make matters worse, Jewish women have a slightly higher incidence of the disease.But no matter how low a risk factor you may have -- no family members with breast cancer, you had your children before the age of 35 and eat healthily -- the disease will strike some of the best of us.

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