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 currently support a new Living in the Future (LIFE) Pre-Vivor workshop. This workshop will be offered to individuals diagnosed with BRCA and other breast and ovarian cancer predisposition genes.


LIFE as a PreVivor Workshop:

April 6, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
NorthShore Evanston Hospital, Frank Auditorium

Join a forum of medical experts who will address strategies to identify, manage, monitor and treat individuals with genetic predispositions for breast and ovarian cancer. Family and friends are encouraged to attend this free workshop.

Topics will include genetic testing, screening guidelines, surgial options, chemo-prevention, and lifestyle suggestions to make life saving decisions about your health. NorthShore University HealthSystem expert medical specialists include:
Dr. Catherine Pesce (Breast Surgeon),
Dr. Michael Howard (Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon),
Dr. Elena Diaz Moore (Gynecologist-Oncologist),
Dr. Elaine Wade (Medical Oncologist),
Dr. Peter Hulick (Medical Geneticist),
Anna Newlin (Genetics Counselor),
Dr. Georgia Spear (Radiologist),
Barbara Guido (High Risk Breast Program Nurse Practitioner),
with Dr. Carol Rosenberg, moderator and LIFE Director and Cancer Survivorship Expert.

Learn more and register to attend here today.


MRW Leadership Board's "Jammin' in Our Genes" Inaugural Benefit

The MRW Leadership Board welcomed 350 attendees to their inaugural Benefit, “Jammin’ in Our Genes,” at 210 Restaurant in Highwood. The Benefit raised funds to support free programming to educate individuals diagnosed with BRCA and other Breast and Ovarian cancer predisposition genes. A good time was had by all on Saturday, November 19, 2016 while helping to raise funds to support the MRW Leadership Board’s Living in the Future (LIFE) Pre-Vivorship workshop.

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

Save the date for the 2nd annual Benefit: December 2, 2017!

Questions? Contact Stephanie Goldstein at 248-514-5954 or mrwleadershipboard@gmail.com.

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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