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ASPS Patient of Courage

In 2011, Tamara Sieger discovered a lump in the shower at age 39, just two months after receiving a clear screening mammogram. Additional screening and an MRI confirmed she had stage 2, grade 3 highly aggressive invasive ductal carcinoma, ER+, PR+ and HER2+. She underwent a mastectomy and multiple reconstruction procedures over the course of […]

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Breast Reconstruction Can Heal Women From the Inside Out by Sowmiya Kones

The Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AiRS) Foundation has been committed to helping women who survived breast cancer and mastectomy by funding breast reconstruction procedures since 2014. Breast reconstruction is more than restoring a woman’s breasts; it heals an individual from the inside out. It is also an attempt to relieve women of the psychosocial distress […]

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THE AiRS (ALLIANCE IN RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY) FOUNDATION SEES INCREASE IN GRANT APPLICANTS DUE TO PANDEMIC

Financial Hardship Due to Covid-19 Prevents Women from Reconstruction Breast Surgery After Mastectomies DALLAS, TX (June 2021) – While mental health continues to be the hot topic of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial hardship is also fueling the depression many are experiencing during these unprecedented times. Combine depression with a medical crisis such as breast cancer, and […]

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Nina Garcia Speaks About Her Own Experiences As Breast Cancer Awareness Month Ambassador ELLE’s Editor-in-Chief partners with AiRS Foundation and opens up about her preventative double mastectomy.

“I was drawn into supporting the Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery Foundation because of my own experience,” Garcia says in an interview for the organization. “In 2015, I discovered that I had a gene mutation that put me at high risk for breast cancer. After years of closely monitoring my condition under the care of excellent […]

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