Women who’ve recently had surgery for breast cancer often have difficulty finding bras that are comfortable and supportive (let alone pretty). Recovering from a mastectomy or reconstructive surgery takes time, and while the breast heals, wearing the average bra often irritates and even hurts the sensitive skin and tissue in the breast area. Fortunately, several […]
Partnerships are important to us here at AiRS Foundation. That’s because we know how difficult it is to raise awareness and funds for breast reconstruction. We can’t do it alone. Helping women requires teamwork and assistance from the community as a whole. The AiRS Foundation has some amazing partners who donate their time and money […]
As of this September, health insurance companies in Texas are required to cover 3-D mammograms for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. This is thanks to House Bill 1036, which Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law last June.
Yoga Benefit #1: Yoga Detoxifies the Body By: Tari Prinster Excerpt from ‘Yoga for Cancer: A Guide to Managing Side Effects, Boosting Immunity, and Improving Recovery for Cancer Survivors’. Detoxification is the metabolic process by which toxins, or harmful things, are changed into less toxic substances and flushed from the body. Similar to how an […]
By: Peter G. Cordeiro, M.D., F.A.C.S. Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | AiRS Board Member As a plastic surgeon I have spent my entire career in a single institution, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (kjMSKCC). I joined staff there in 1992 and have been the Chief of the Plastic and Reconstructive Service since 2001. […]