The SB 5K Schlep brings together hundreds of participants from the county, ranging in age from 5 - 90 years old, bound together in solidarity to raise the hopes of those battling breast and ovarian cancer. These cancers are the most common cancers afflicting both men and women in the United States and Israel. The SB 5K Schlep brings awareness and education to help further breast, ovarian & prostate cancer research and treatment supporting a BRCA multi-disciplinary clinic both in Santa Barbara and in Israel.
The NYC 5K Schlep benefits:
- Raising global awareness for BRCA genetic screening for breast & ovarian cancer
- Global research studies on breast and ovarian cancer cures, and BRCA mutation carriers
- The Santa Barbara breast cancer community and the BRCA Multidisciplinary Clinic at Rabin’s Davidoff Center of Rabin’s Medical Center, the premier hospital in the Middle East