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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

 Israel Zighelboim, M.D.

On the frontlines in the war against ovarian cancer

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT September 21, 2011

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Many people already are aware that ovarian cancer is difficult to detect early, and many know that the disease is more prevalent in Jewish women of Ashkenazic descent. However, few people are aware that ovarian...

Ina Sachar is pictured with her grandchildren. From left: Terry
Goble, Kate Steinberg, Sam Steinberg and William Steinberg at the
SLOCA Rise & Shine Event.

Multiple cancers fail to deflate woman’s spirit

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT September 21, 2011

Ina Sachar did not need the month of September to roll around to remind her that this is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Instead, she needs September to begin her latest course of chemotherapy.For 19 years, Sachar has been fighting cancer of one kind...

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