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 […]
A breast cancer diagnosis causes an exhausting level of emotions and fear. At AiRS Foundation, we work on a one-on-one basis with breast cancer patients, and so we know how devastating and frightening it can feel. One way we’ve found to help ease the anxiety: hearing about the experiences of other women who have fought […]
As you might expect, there are different kinds of breast reconstruction. The type of reconstruction that’s right for you might be different than the type right for a friend who’s battled breast cancer or even another family member who’s undergone a mastectomy. Reconstruction is highly dependent on your unique body. The best way to know […]
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.
A mastectomy or double mastectomy due to breast cancer can be a traumatic experience. Losing one or both breasts often causes women to feel like a part of their identity as women is gone forever. Breast reconstruction can be a vital step toward healing, restoring self confidence and feeling whole again. But what is breast […]