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African American women with breast cancer face both a higher financial impact and mortality rate than other groups

Even though the overall rates of breast cancer diagnosis in black and white women are approximately the same, black women are 20% to 40% more likely to die from breast cancer. Researchers believe the difference in survival rates is likely due to several factors, including genetics, the biology of the cancer, cost associated with treating […]

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A Special Thank You to Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Saks Fifth Avenue from Board Member Jay Orringer, M.D.

The Saks Fifth Avenue Key to the Cure event in New York City, on October 18, 2018, was a truly memorable evening.  The event celebrated the beautiful spirit, resilience, and benevolence of an American icon and an extraordinary individual, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  In honor of Julia, Saks Fifth Avenue made a generous contribution to the AiRS […]

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