Category: Blog

Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

Preparation and knowledge are often the most important tools when facing health challenges. Genetic testing is an invaluable resource in determining if your family history increases your risk for breast cancer. The three most well-known genes that can determine a person’s risk for breast cancer are the BRCA1, BRCA2, and PALB2. Some cases of breast [...]
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The Journey Of My Breasts

The Journey Of My Breasts The Journey Of My Breasts: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Memoir By Melissa Berry aka Cancer Fashionista My breasts. They first started growing (or as my Mom would say “develop”) when I was about 11. I woke up one morning and felt these funny hard things just beneath the surface of [...]
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What is a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy?

One of the most daunting parts of a debilitating illness is the notion that your quality of life will never be the same. While many women are certainly grateful to survive illnesses associated with tumor, there is often a stigma associated with deep breast-tissue removal. Fortunately, there are now patient-centered methods of mastectomy that can [...]
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What to expect at your first mammogram

  When your doctor tells you it's time to schedule your first mammogram you’ll probably have questions on what to expect. Here are some tips and suggestions to help make your first and subsequent appointments as smooth as possible. Early Detection is key. Don’t put off your mammogram. Having a mammogram is one of the [...]
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EBIX Blog Post Quotes Dr. Rod Rohrich and AiRS

On their latest post “Where is America in the Fight Against Breast Cancer?”, EBIX used a quote from our own Dr. Rod Rohrich and mentioned AiRS Foundation and our mission to assist breast cancer survivors with reconstructive surgery costs. We are grateful for this recognition. Please read their full article here. And remember, ’tis the […]

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