MRW Leadership Board

The Myra Rubenstein Weis (MRW) Leadership Board's goal is to educate and empower people to make informed decisions to prevent hereditary breast and ovarian cancers.  Funds raised through their activities support Living in the Future (LIFE) Pre-Vivor resources, including an educational workshop held for individuals diagnosed with BRCA and other breast and ovarian cancer predisposition genes.

MRW Leadership Board Executive Committee members enjoy the 2016 Benefit

Bottom row: Barb Guido, Elena Moore, MD, Carol Rosenberg, MD, Georgia Spear, MD; Top row: Anna Newlin, Catherine Pesce, MD, Peter Hulick, MD, Elaine Wade, MD and Michael Howard, MD at the LIFE Pre-Vivor Forum

Stephanie Goldstein, Carol Rosenberg, MD and Caryn Engle

MRW Leadership Board's 2nd "Jammin' in Our Genes" Benefit

On December 2, 2017, the MRW Leadership Board hosted its 2nd Annual “Jammin’ In Our Genes” benefit at 210 Restaurant in Highwood. Proceeds from this year’s event will provide financial support to make BRCA testing more affordable for high risk patients, and will continue to support PreVivor resources through the LIFE program.

Want to support the cause? Make a tax-deductible donation here.

LIFE as a PreVivor Workshop:

On April 6, 2017, a forum of NorthShore University HealthSystem medical experts addressed strategies to identify, manage, monitor and treat individuals with genetic predispositions for breast and ovarian cancer. Topics included genetic testing, screening guidelines, surgical options, chemo-prevention, and lifestyle suggestions to make life saving decisions about your health. Click here to view educational videos of the workshop. Learn more at the story here. For questions or more information, contact the LIFE Program at 847.926.5818.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Goldstein at 248.514.5954 or

MRW Leadership Board:
Nancy Blitz
Caryn Engle, Co-Chair
Jamie Engle
Sara Franklin
Ari Goldsmith, Co-Chair
Jeremy Goldstein
Stephanie Goldstein, Co-Chair
Jordan Goldstein, MD, Co-Chair
Lindsey Goldstein Ross
Jill Kase
Debbie Ori

Heather Redisch

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