Our vision is a Jewish Community free of genetic diseases.

Founder 3 - BRCA Hereditary Cancer Screening and Referral Program

The Minkoff Center for Jewish Genetics is pleased to announce the Founder3 program available to Ashkenazi Jewish men and women over the age of 25. 


GOALS OF OUR PROGRAM:

  1. Raise AWARENESS in the Jewish community on the importance of knowing about a family history of cancer in order to better understand any potential hereditary cancer risks
  2. EDUCATE the community about the possible risk factors associated with the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 founder mutations 
  3. Provide genetic counseling and access to low-cost genetic SCREENING for Ashkenazi Jewish individuals who have no family history of cancer
  4. Provide resources and the appropriate genetic counseling REFERRALS to individuals with a known family history of cancer