Having a mastectomy due to breast cancer can be an emotionally traumatic experience for many women. It hits at the heart of who they are as women, and it can feel difficult, if not impossible, to recover from this trauma. At the AiRS Foundation, we help women who cannot afford reconstruction pay for the […]
There are a number of wonderful organizations out there that advocate for breast cancer awareness. In fact, these organizations have done so well; it’s hard to find someone these days who doesn’t know what breast cancer is. Pink has become the universal color for breast cancer. The whole month of October is now dedicated to […]
Our small staff at the AiRS Foundation is always soliciting donations from individuals who understand the impact of breast cancer on a woman’s life. We don’t necessarily enjoy asking for money, but it’s a critical step in our mission to provide every woman who’s undergone a mastectomy due to breast cancer the opportunity to reconstruct […]
Register for In the Pink 5k, happening on Saturday, October 21st! On-site registration begins at 8AM. Join the fun, walk, or run and get a free T-shirt. Located at the Trinity Skyline Trail @ Continental Ave. Bridge. Register today!
One of the most promising breast cancer breakthroughs last year occurred when scientists in the U.K. tested the effectiveness of two drugs, Herceptin and Lapatinib, on the growth and division of cancer cells. The researchers used these drugs to combat a protein called HER2, which encourages the growth and division of cancer cells. The result? […]