In 2012, at the young age of 35, Jamie Brooke Lieberman's life was taken away by a distinct and very aggressive form of Breast Cancer known as Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC). IBC affects 1-5 percent of the entire Breast Cancer population but accounts for 10 percent of all deaths.
After learning of her diagnosis, she devoted what was left of her life to raising awareness and funding for research. Jamie worked closely with her doctor, Dr. Massimo Cristofanilli (who is also a researcher) and the Susan G. Komen organization to do whatever she could to help save the lives of others from this dreaded form of cancer.
It was indeed a tragedy and a dark day for all who loved her. But the memory of the beautiful and determined fighter lives on through her parents Carole and Jules Lieberman. It’s now their goal to continue Jamie's legacy by working to generate awareness and find a cure for IBC. To do so, they established The Jamie Lieberman Breast Cancer Research Memorial Endowment Fund, an endowment fund administered by the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc.
One of their initiatives has been to sell beautifully crafted bracelets that memorialize Jamie's name and serve as a fashionable way to get people talking about this disease. They have sold thousands of bracelets and have raised thousands of dollars for the endowment fund in Jamie's name.
This endowment generates funds to go towards IBC research and awareness. And it will help continue Jamie's legacy for generations.
Donations Via Check
Make payable to:
Jamie Lieberman Cancer Fund
and send to:
Jewish Community Foundation
1301 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003
Attention: Janet Santo