There are family traditions, family customs, and family diseases. Ashkenazi Jewish women, which comprise the majority of Jews in America, are at a much higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Our family history can not only enrich our lives, but in some cases, like this, perhaps it can save our lives, too. Here’s the story from the New York Times.
/ / Cancer in the Family: Ashkenazi Jewish Women at Elevated Risk For Cancer